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OK were on the engine is the knock sensor ?
I assume it would be the smart thing to change both ?
The car has the air ride that will not lower a speed instead it rises and when it is parked the front struts lose air over night sometimes and sometimes not for 4 or 5 days. The rear air bags are fine. Any suggestions?
To check them you will need to turn the air ride switch OFF(located in trunk on left side).
To check front sensors, jack front up and remove the front tires, then remove the front wheel splash shields to access the ridde height sensors.
Are there any code readers on the market that read the air ride codes?
The one I have only reads the engine codes
Sorry for the long delay.
I have the parts now .
What is the proper pattern to reinstall the manifold bolts and the ft lbs of torque needed ?
Hello, the specification is Manifold Intake Step 1: Bolts 5, 7, 9, to 9 - 11 ft. lbs. Step 2: All others 7 - 13 ft. lbs. Step 3: Rotate 85 - 95 degrees Here is the manifold with bolt numbers attached.
Could you explain rotate 85 to95 degrees ?
Your welcome, you tourque the bolts 10 ftlbs roughtly, and then rotate the bolt another 90 degrees, or 1/4 of a circle after all of them are tourqued 10 ft lbs.
Are you sure you sent me the right drawings of my motor? They look different from my engine.
I have the 32 valve duel overhead cam 4.6 .
What is the disassembly sequence for the job ?
Yes I was right the info you sent me was for the 4.6 without duel overhead cam's and only 2 valves not 4 per hole.
Well I finally got at it .What is the way to get the front two bolts on the intake out , the ones that have the bracket for the coolant pipes that come out of each head ?
How does the coolant pipe come out of the head ?