The wiring apparently is not interchangeable from one model to another. This may take a try or three. Remove the power steering pump bracket using a socket and ratchet. Put on your eye protection and gloves and drain the from the vehicle. This serves to hold the bolt to the socket so they don't fall apart during install. Remove the accelerator and cruise controls.
Step 3: Loosen head bolts. Raise the jack enough to support the engine. Set to the side in a safe area. I don't know if a 97 is the same, but cavaliers don't seem to change too mu … ch from one year to the next. You must note the holes that need short bolts and the ones that need the long bolts.
Make sure the bolts turn freely in the block. Remove the upper hose from the coolant outlet using a screwdriver to loosen the hose clamp. After the rocker arm is removed, the rockers will be unbolted. May 07, 2016 I have no experience of this model but there is usually a cover or plug that can be removed to expose a potion of the engine side of the flexplate. I looked all around for anyone else with a similar situation.
Remove the driveshaft, then the transmission. Turn the engine around to get to each bolt. Disconnect the accelerator control using a wrench. I usually only change them once in a given vehicle. Remove the electrical wiring from the spark plugs and disconnect the evaporative emissions line under the intake manifold.
Only in this post figure below item 8 do I see this engine bolt pictured. Remove the upper motor mount from the engine using a socket and ratchet. My first trans I literally broke the transmission housing by not fully seating the converter. The key fob if applicable , should also be removed from the key ring. Once you pull the oil cap off you can pull off the big plastic cover that sits over the engine.
Remove the cylinder head from the engine block. Now the fun part remove anything that might be in the way, coolantreservoir, then support the engine and remove the front upperengine mount. Use a three inch extension with the deep well. I posted this tutorial with the hope of helping the home mechanic in performing this frustrating job. Note: Be careful not to damage the cylinder head and valve lifter with the wrench.
Put the new filter in. I kept trying to put my 15 mm socket onto what I thought was the starter bolt realizing after about 15 min of trying that it might be bigger and indeed a 18 mm socket fit. Use a three or six inch extension bar and a deep well socket fed from underneath. Remove two nuts mounted horizontally , at the bottom left and bottom right side of the glovebox, right at the floor, just above the carpet. If accessible at this time, disconnect the upper radiator hose from the water outlet.
Consult the manufacturer's specifications for the proper removal sequence for the engine being worked on. It will move back to the box enough to separate the engine. I thought at one point about trying to do the engine swap myself. General Motors' number for this recall is 14113 for the ignition lock cylinder and key replacement, and 14133 for only key replacements. These bolts are captive so they stay in place when loosed off. There is an access plate or hole at the bottom of the bellhousing. Disconnect the cruise control with a wrench if it is installed on your Chevy.
Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020, Pontiac at 1-800-762-2737 or Saturn at 1-800-553-6000. To tell if you have caught each of the steps correctly you will be able to easily turn the torque converter,even when the trans and engine are pulled up tight. Boring is simply the process of removing material from the cylinder bore, usually measured in hundredths of inches;. Cylinder head bolt tightening sequence-5. So I called Chevy to find out if I could get an engine diagram and they told me that they didn't know what I was needing.
Torque the bolts in 2-3 steps to 56-60 ft. Do not disassemble the valve timing controller assembly. Owners of 2008 and later vehicles will be mailed an interim letter on April 21, 2014. It goes under the electrical power center and is difficult. After everything has been unbolted from the engine you must support the engine from under the car and remove the engine mount on the passenger side and the bracket under the engine to the trans axle shaft housing. Remove the steering pump from the engine.