THROTTLE BODY REMOVAL


  1. REMOVE ENGINE ROOM SIDE COVER


    1. A005RE1

      Remove the clip and engine room side cover.

  2. REMOVE RADIATOR SUPPORT OPENING COVER


    1. A005SU5

      Remove the 8 clips and radiator support opening cover.

  3. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL

    Note


    • w/ Navigation System (for HDD):

      After the ignition switch is turned off, the HDD navigation system requires approximately a minute to record various types of memory and settings. As a result, after turning the ignition switch off, wait a minute or more before disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal.

    • When disconnecting the cable, some systems need to be initialized after the cable is reconnected Click here.

  4. DRAIN ENGINE COOLANT


    1. Loosen the radiator drain cock plug.

      Tech Tips

      Collect the coolant in a container and dispose of it according to the regulations in your area.

    2. Remove the reserve tank cap.

      CAUTION:

      Do not remove the reserve tank cap while the engine and radiator are still hot.

      Pressurized, hot engine coolant and steam may be released and cause serious burns.

      A00DSEWE01
      Text in Illustration
      *1 Reserve Tank Cap *2 Radiator Drain Cock Plug
  5. REMOVE NO. 2 CYLINDER HEAD COVER


    1. A00DSJD

      Hold the rear of the cover and raise it to detach the 2 clips on the rear of the cover. Continue to raise the cover to detach the 2 clips on the front of the cover and remove the cover.

      Note

      Attempting to detach both front and rear clips at the same time may cause the cover to break.

  6. REMOVE AIR CLEANER CAP SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. A00DS6R

      Disconnect the mass air flow meter connector.

    2. Detach the wire harness from the 2 clamps.

    3. A00DPWY

      Disconnect the 2 clamps.

    4. A00DUV7

      Disconnect the ventilation hose.

    5. Loosen the band and remove the air cleaner cap.

  7. REMOVE THROTTLE BODY ASSEMBLY


    1. A00DQU8

      Disconnect the throttle body connector and 2 water hoses.

    2. A00DTM5

      Remove the 2 bolts, 2 nuts and throttle body.

    3. Remove the gasket.