Warren It looks like it has to be lowered out , here are the factory steps.
Turn off ignition.
Fit intercooler protector. Please refer to: See: Powertrain Management\Fuel Delivery and Air Induction\Intercooler, Supercharger\Service and Repair.
Remove intake air filter housing. Please refer to:
Remove auxiliary drive belt please refer to: See: Drive Belt\Service and Repair
Drain gearbox, please refer to: XXXXX XXXXX:
Remove lower stabilizer bracket bolts (1
) and remove bracket (2
|Lower stabilizer to oil sump holder ||100 Nm |
Disconnect steering pump motor connectors (1
Remove crush tubes. See: Body and Frame\Bumper\Front Bumper Bracket
Slacken modular front end and fit special tools 11 8 401
and 11 8 402
Remove subframe. Please refer to: See: Body and Frame\Frame\Front Cross-Member\Service and Repair
Remove driveshafts. Please refer to: See: Transmission and Drivetrain\Drive Axles, Bearings and Joints\Axle Shaft Assembly\Service and Repair
Remove exhaust manifold
. See: Exhaust System\Exhaust Manifold
Remove starter motor heat shield retaining bolt (1
Remove heat shield (2
Oil Pump cover to timing case cover inner
Remove starter motor connections (1
) and (2
|Alternator connection on starter ||14 Nm |
|Engine harness to starter solenoid ||8 Nm |
Remove oil pressure connector.
Note: Harness routing.
Remove harness brackets from starter motor and cooling pipe.
Move harness to one side.
Remove reverse lamp connector from gearbox.
Remove intercooler. Please refer to: See: Powertrain Management\Fuel Delivery and Air Induction\Intercooler, Supercharger\Service and Repair
Remove throttle valve. Please refer to: See: Powertrain Management\Fuel Delivery and Air Induction\Throttle Body\Service and Repair
Remove tank venting valve lower pipe from stabilizer bracket. See: Cooling System\Service and Repair\17 00 039 Venting Cooling System and Checking For Leaks
Remove earth lead from right engine mounting bracket.
Release fuel pressure
from fuel line.
Disconnect fuel line from fuel rail via quick fit connector and fit special tool 13 5 280
Remove fusebox cover.
Disconnect connector (1
) from fusebox
Disconnect earth lead (1
) from left strut.
|Earth connection to left hand strut ||9 Nm |
|Disconnect connector (2 ).|
Drain coolant. See: Cooling System\Service and Repair\Coolant System Drain and Refill
Disconnect both heater pipe connections (1
) from heater matrix.
Disconnect both expansion tank pipes (2
) at heater pipe junction.
Remove top hose from radiator
Remove top stabilizer bracket.
Remove slave cylinder retaining bolts (1
) and remove slave cylinder (2
Release gearshift cables (1
) from ball joints with special tool 23 4 010
Release and remove gearshift cables from abutment bracket (2
Disconnect connector from A/C compressor (1
Remove A/C compressor retaining bolts (2
) and lower compressor (3
). Secure compressor to modular front end.
|Compressor to engine ||25 Nm |
Remove coolant pipe bolt (1
) and disconnect map sensor connector (2
Disconnect coolant pipe (3
Oxygen sensor bracket to cylinder head
|M8 ||10 Nm |
|Coolant line to cylinder head|
|M8 ||25 Nm |
Fit engine brackets, special tool 11 8 351
and special tool 11 8 260
|Engine carrier to cylinder block ||100 Nm |
Remove supercharger inlet retaining bolt (1
) and release hose clip (2
Remove supercharger inlet pipe (3
) to access pipes (4
Disconnect pipes via quick fit connector.
Remove brake booster pipe from engine.
Release slave cylinder pipe from gearbox and move to one side.
Fit engine lifting tools 11 0 001, 11 0 002, 11 0 003
and 11 0 009
Attach engine lifting bracket and chains to engine and support power unit with hoist.Note:
It is recommended to use the longer link chain on the right engine bracket.
Remove engine mount
retaining nut (1
Remove gearbox to upper mount retaining bolt (1
|Gearbox mount retaining bolt to upper bracket ||66 Nm |
Lower engine and remove.