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Replace head gaskets and i have an extra braket?
Pretty common. You could go to the dealer and have them pull up an exploded view of the engine, or go to a salvage yard and look at another engine.
Posted on Dec 09, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 1992 buick century fuel pump
IN Gas tank!! if you have no experience with this take it in get it done!! if you have a 1/2 tank of gas you will need a hoist!!or drain it some how that will weigh more than you can handel on your back! on the ground! it is hard to price it!!! if fuel lines ans gas tank straps are all reusable and do not break in the coarse of removal and installation and gas tank has no leaks and can be reused fuel pumps usually run $75-350 yours should be in the $65-$100 range!?? labour? what ever your garage will charge I did two fuel pumps and one new gas tanks yesterday 2 hours! but garages go by flat rate labour guides!!!!good luck hope this helps!
Posted on Jan 24, 2009
Depends on your level of experience, quality of your tools and whether or not you have any frozen head bolts. The valve assembly and head come off as one unit on those. To clear the wires, emmision controls ect off of the top of the valve cover 30 minutes. remove valve cover 5 minutes (too scrape off excess gasket material. to remove exhaust manifold from side of head, (assuming no broken/stuck/stripped bolts 15 minutes with good hydraulic tools. To remove head (assuming all goes well and hydraulic tools, 15 minutes. To reassemble, double all times as surfaces need to be prepped and gaskets applied and proper torque on all bolts. It's an afternoon job if you ahve everything you need and nothing goes wrong. Typically add at least two or three hours of drilling and cursing to a head gasket replacement. and a trip for new drill bits and a tap (not beer) for the new hole you drilled.
Posted on May 13, 2009
Well you didn't say what engine is in it so,I'll wing it. Assuming it's a v6, the airbox is located in the front,probably driver side. Remove the 4 or 5 wing nuts or Phillips head screws. Gently but firmly lift the top housing & slide the old filter out. Put the new one in,making sure it's in the same way as the old one came out. It can't go in upside down anyway but I'm being specific. Re-install the housing & done!!
Posted on Jun 21, 2009
The toyota previa uses a formed silicone gasket for the valve cover and the cover is held in place by metric shoulder bolts ( 10mm). The valve gasket leaks because you can't get enough preload on the bolts to re-seat the old gasket when it gets old and shrinks. The shoulder bolts only allow you to tighten the gasket enough to seat the shoulder on the bolt. If you continue to torque down the suspected bolts, you will snap the bolt off ( don't ask me how I know this ). You can either 1.)replace the old gasket with a new one or 2.) remove the existing bolts around the leak area and put in new metric bolts that do not have a shoulder. You may want to put in a small sleeve into the existing bolt hole but shorter than the thickness of the valve cover to account for the smaller diameter bolt. You can now torque down the bolt and get enough preload to seal the valve cover without removing the old gasket. Make sure you use a torque wrench ( in-lbs) or be very careful not to snap these small valve cover bolts.
Posted on Jul 15, 2009
Typically, spark wires are encased in a flexible plastic tube which is secured in usually 2 places with special clips. The tubing material gets brittle over time and cracks /breaks easily so patience and being careful are the key. After you remove the tube from its mounting points, you will notice that the tube has a split over its entire length. Carefully spread the split open at on end then pull (one wire at a time through the split. then reverse the process with the new wires..... unfortunately this is even more difficult and requires even more patience... good luck....
Posted on Oct 17, 2009
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For leaking head gasket it has to be replaced.For head gasket leaking and other troubleshooting,there are help links provided.Its suggested to click the link below and go through the troubleshooting procedure to confirm the issue :-----
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