How to Replace an Exhaust Manifold Gasket


Below guide will teach you How to Replace an Exhaust Manifold Gasket. Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Combination Wrench Set
  • Scraper
  • Socket and Ratchet Set
  • 3/8 in. Drive Torque Wrench
  • Exhaust Manifold Gasket
  • Penetrating Oil

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $27.41 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $219.19 parts and labor

Instructions:

  • Secure the vehicle on a flat surface. Let the engine cool down.
  • Prop the engine hood up and look for the exhaust manifold.
  • Detach the exhaust pipe and other braces or tubing attached to the manifold.
  • Unfasten the bolts holding the exhaust manifold. Take the exhaust manifold out.
  • Wipe off any dust or debris from the mounting surfaces. Make sure that the remaining components of the old gaskets are also removed properly.
  • Position the new exhaust manifold gasket on the mounting surface properly.
  • Reattach the exhaust manifold and secure it with bolts.
  • Reattach the exhaust pipe and other braces or tubing.
  • Turn the engine on and make sure that there is no leak in exhaust manifold.

Tips & Warning

  • Always use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to prevent injuries while working on your vehicle such as safety goggles, latex gloves, and closed toe shoes.

Be Sociable, Share!

Related Posts

This entry was posted in Intake & Exhaust and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>