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I have a ford focusXXXXX2.3L...
I have a ford focusXXXXX2.3L motor
I it possible to take off the head of the motor without pulling out the motor?
If yes what step do I need to take to take out the head off?
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RJ :

Hello Thankyou for Choosing Just Answer.

RJ :

are you looking for complete step by step instructions in cylinder head removel ?

JACUSTOMER-vq407q2k- :

Yes

RJ :

 














SECTION 303-01D: Engine — 2.3L


2004 Focus Workshop Manual


IN-VEHICLE REPAIR

Procedure revision date: 09/14/2007





Cylinder Head [IMAGE][SRC][/SRC][ALT][/ALT][WIDTH]100[/WIDTH][HEIGHT]100[/HEIGHT][STYLE][/STYLE][/IMAGE] Printable View (518 KB)


 





















Material
ItemSpecification
Super Premium SAE 5W-20 Engine Oil
XO-5W20-QSP or equivalent
WSS-M2C153-H
Metal Surface Cleaner
TA-30 or equivalent
WSE-M5B392-A
Silicone Gasket and Sealant
F7AZ-19554-EA or equivalent
WSE-M4G323-A4

Removal


[IMAGE][SRC][/SRC][ALT][/ALT][WIDTH]100[/WIDTH][HEIGHT]100[/HEIGHT][STYLE][/STYLE][/IMAGE] CAUTION: Do not loosen or remove the crankshaft pulley bolt without first installing the special tools as instructed in this procedure. The crankshaft pulley and the crankshaft timing sprocket are not keyed to the crankshaft. The crankshaft, the crankshaft sprocket and the pulley are fitted together by friction, using diamond washers between the flange faces on each part. For that reason, the crankshaft sprocket is also unfastened if you loosen the pulley bolt. Before any repair requiring loosening or removal of the crankshaft pulley bolt, the crankshaft and camshafts must be locked in place by the special service tools, otherwise severe engine damage can occur.


[IMAGE][SRC][/SRC][ALT][/ALT][WIDTH]100[/WIDTH][HEIGHT]100[/HEIGHT][STYLE][/STYLE][/IMAGE] CAUTION: During engine repair procedures, cleanliness is extremely important. Any foreign material, including any material created while cleaning gasket surfaces, that enters the oil passages, coolant passages or the oil pan can cause engine failure.



  1. Release the fuel system pressure. For additional information, refer to Section 310-00.


  1. Remove the battery tray. For additional information, refer to Section 414-01.


  1. Disconnect the dual electric cooling fan electrical connectors.



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  1. Drain the cooling system. For additional information, refer to Section 303-03.


  1. Lift and remove the cooling fan motors and shroud from the retainer brackets and lower from the vehicle.



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  1. Remove the catalytic converter. For additional information, refer to Section 309-00.


  1. Remove the generator. For additional information, refer to Section 414-02.


  1. Remove the fuel injection supply manifold. For additional information, refer to Section 303-04D.


  1. Remove the intake manifold. For additional information, refer to Intake Manifold in this section.


  1. Remove the valve tappets. For additional information, refer to Valve Tappets in this section.


  1. Remove the fuel injection supply manifold spacers.



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  1. Disconnect the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) vacuum regulator electrical connector.



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  1. Remove the hoses from the air control valve.



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  1. Disconnect the EGR valve electrical connector.



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  1. Remove the coolant hoses from the coolant bypass.



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  1. Remove the coolant bypass.

    1. Remove the coolant bypass lower hose.


    1. Remove the coolant bypass bolts and the coolant bypass.




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  1. Disconnect the EGR coolant hose.



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  1. Disconnect the radio interference capacitor.



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  1. Remove the bolts and the cylinder head.

    • Discard the bolts.





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  1. Remove and discard the head gasket.



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  1. Inspect the cylinder head mating surfaces. For additional information, refer to Section 303-00.


Installation




  1. [IMAGE][SRC][/SRC][ALT][/ALT][WIDTH]100[/WIDTH][HEIGHT]100[/HEIGHT][STYLE][/STYLE][/IMAGE] CAUTION: Do not use metal scrapers, wire brushes, power abrasive discs or other abrasive means to clean the sealing surfaces. These tools cause scratches and gouges which make leak paths.


    Clean the cylinder head gasket surfaces with metal surface cleaner.


  1. Apply silicone gasket and sealant to the locations shown.



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  1. Install a new head gasket.



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  1. NOTE: The cylinder head bolts are torque-to-yield and must not be reused. New cylinder head bolts must be installed.


    NOTE: Lubricate the cylinder head bolts with clean engine oil.


    Install the cylinder head and 10 new bolts. Tighten the bolts in the sequence shown in five stages.

    • Stage 1: Tighten the bolts to 5 Nm (44 lb-in).



    • Stage 2: Tighten the bolts to 15 Nm (11 lb-ft).



    • Stage 3: Tighten the bolts to 45 Nm (33 lb-ft).



    • Stage 4: Turn the bolts 90 degrees.



    • Stage 5: Turn the bolts an additional 90 degrees.





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  1. Connect the radio interference capacitor electrical connector.



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  1. Install the EGR coolant hose.



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  1. Install the coolant bypass.

    1. Install the coolant bypass and the bolts.


    1. Install the coolant bypass lower hose.




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  1. Install the coolant hoses onto the coolant bypass.



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  1. Connect the EGR valve electrical connector.



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  1. Install the air control valve hoses.



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  1. Connect the EGR vacuum regulator electrical connector.



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  1. Install the fuel injector supply manifold spacers.



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  1. Install the valve tappets. For additional information, refer to Valve Tappets in this section.


  1. Install the intake manifold. For additional information, refer to Intake Manifold in this section.


  1. Install the fuel injector supply manifold. For additional information, refer to Section 303-04D.


  1. Install the generator. For additional information, refer to Section 414-02.


  1. Install the catalytic converter. For additional information, refer to Section 309-00.


  1. Drain the engine oil and change the filter.

    • Tighten the plug to 28 Nm (21 lb-ft).




  1. Install the battery tray. For additional information, refer to Section 414-01.


  1. Fill the engine with clean oil.


  1. Fill and bleed the cooling system. For additional information, refer to Section 303-03.


  1. Fill the power steering system. For additional information, refer to Section 211-00.


 




 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


RJ :

i dont think you can see the pics can you ?

JACUSTOMER-vq407q2k- :

Thanck you

JACUSTOMER-vq407q2k- :

no i can't

RJ :

Your welcome good luck to you.

JACUSTOMER-vq407q2k- :

i can't see the pics

RJ :

i think the file is to big i am trying to download it.

RJ :

can you see that one ?

JACUSTOMER-vq407q2k- :

yes

RJ :

let me try again

JACUSTOMER-vq407q2k- :

ok no problem

RJ :

Trying to convert it from pdf to jpg still working on it .

JACUSTOMER-vq407q2k- :

ok

RJ :

Trying to download it now .

JACUSTOMER-vq407q2k- :

good luck for you

RJ :

i am certainly not a computer guru, i fix cars , sometimes downloading pics is a pain

JACUSTOMER-vq407q2k- :

lol

JACUSTOMER-vq407q2k- :

If you cannot send me the pictures it is ok at least I have the information that I need with all that you have sent me. I thank for your patience and your help if I need more information I will write you back.

RJ
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