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Replcaing the Head gaskets

I am trying to find out if when pulling the bottom half of the intake do I need to remove the timinbg cover with the water pump and power steering resevoir on it to access the two intake under the power steering resevoir. Also, How do I get the fuel rail to release from the injectors so that I can remove that

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REMOVE POWER STEERING PUMP AND YOU can get to the two bolts you refer to.as far as injectors once you remove the bolts holding rail to the intake you can wiggle the rail and injectors out. the injectors will come out with rail. timing cover does not need to come off

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2. Remove the breather hose (between the air cleaner and the head cover).
3. Remove the air-intake hose.
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