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90 dodge shadow 2.5 I have to replace the valve cover gasket. I just found out you have to remove the upper timeing cover to do this. I know there are two bolts on the timeing cover that are attached to the value cover. Is this all that i have to remove or are there bolts else where on the timeing cover thave to be removed to take off the upper cover

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Their are three bolts the 2 on top are 13mm the thrid is on the side about halfway down the motor this one should be a 10mm if not then a 13mm. hope this helps.

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There is one more bolt 10mm. down about half way on the timing .

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1) First of all let the motor cool down if the car was recently driven. Then remove the air intake boot.The air intake boot ios attached to the engine's throttle body.
2) Carefully disconnect the throttle cable , hoses and electrical connectors located on the upper intake manifold.
3) Then disconnect the hard pipe that is connected to the EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) valve.
4) The EGR valve is located beneath the upper intake manifold.
5) Then remove the bolts from both the upper intake manifold and the manifold support bracket.
6) Now the upper intake main fold and lower intake manifold both have got loose as you removed the nut.
7) After that remove the upper intake manifold from the lower intake manifold. Carefully place clean rags over the intake runners to prevent anything from falling into the intake system.
8) Then you will have to disconnect the crank case breather valve on the valve cover.
9) Then remove the bolts from the valve cover and remove the reinforcing straps.
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12) You can install a new gasket in the reverse procedure of removal.


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Its a huge procedure,but can be done easily.

Click the link below and follow step by step details.

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Removal & Installation

2.2L Engine

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4. Remove or disconnect the following: Negative battery cableIntake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor connectorPositive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve and hoseAir intake assemblyUpper radiator hoseAccessory drive beltExhaust front pipeAlternator and bracketsCrankshaft Position (CKP) sensor connectorKnock sensor connectorHeater hosesWater bypass hoseFuel linesEvaporative Emissions (EVAP) valve connectorCanister hoseIntake manifoldEngine wiring harness connectors at left rear of the engine compartmentPower steering pump pressure switch connectorFront coverSpark plugs and wiresCamshaft Position (CMP) sensorValve coverTiming belt. Refer to the Timing Belt unit repair section.Timing belt idler pulleysTiming belt rear coverOil pressure switch connectorCamshaftsCylinder head. Remove the bolts in reverse of the tightening sequence.

    Negative battery cable Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor connector Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve and hose Air intake assembly Upper radiator hose Accessory drive belt Exhaust front pipe Alternator and brackets Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor connector Knock sensor connector Heater hoses Water bypass hose Fuel lines Evaporative Emissions (EVAP) valve connector Canister hose Intake manifold Engine wiring harness connectors at left rear of the engine compartment Power steering pump pressure switch connector Front cover Spark plugs and wires Camshaft Position (CMP) sensor Valve cover Timing belt. Refer to the Timing Belt unit repair section. Timing belt idler pulleys Timing belt rear cover Oil pressure switch connector Camshafts Cylinder head. Remove the bolts in reverse of the tightening sequence.

To install:


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Fig. Cylinder head torque sequence-2.2L (VIN D) engine

NOTE Use new cylinder head bolts for assembly.

  1. Install the cylinder head with a new gasket. Tighten the bolts in sequence as follows: Step 1: 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm)Step 2: Plus 90 degreesStep 3: Plus 90 degreesStep 4: Plus 90 degrees
    1. Step 1: 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm)
    2. Step 2: Plus 90 degrees
    3. Step 3: Plus 90 degrees
    4. Step 4: Plus 90 degrees

  2. Install or connect the following: CamshaftsOil pressure switch connectorTiming belt rear coverTiming belt idler pulleys. Tighten the bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).Timing beltValve coverCMP sensorSpark plugs and wiresFront coverPower steering pump pressure switch connectorEngine wiring harness connectors at left rear of the engine compartmentIntake manifoldCanister hoseEVAP valve connectorFuel linesWater bypass hoseHeater hosesKnock sensor connectorCKP sensor connectorAlternator and bracketsExhaust front pipeAccessory drive beltUpper radiator hoseAir intake assemblyPCV valve and hoseIAT sensor connectorNegative battery cable

    Camshafts Oil pressure switch connector Timing belt rear cover Timing belt idler pulleys. Tighten the bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm). Timing belt Valve cover CMP sensor Spark plugs and wires Front cover Power steering pump pressure switch connector Engine wiring harness connectors at left rear of the engine compartment Intake manifold Canister hose EVAP valve connector Fuel lines Water bypass hose Heater hoses Knock sensor connector CKP sensor connector Alternator and brackets Exhaust front pipe Accessory drive belt Upper radiator hose Air intake assembly PCV valve and hose IAT sensor connector Negative battery cable
  3. Fill the cooling system.
  4. Start the engine and check for leaks.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor connector Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve and hose Air intake assembly Upper radiator hose Accessory drive belt Exhaust front pipe Alternator and brackets Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor connector Knock sensor connector Heater hoses Water bypass hose Fuel lines Evaporative Emissions (EVAP) valve connector Canister hose Intake manifold Engine wiring harness connectors at left rear of the engine compartment Power steering pump pressure switch connector Front cover Spark plugs and wires Camshaft Position (CMP) sensor Valve cover Timing belt. Refer to the Timing Belt procedure. Timing belt idler pulleys Timing belt rear cover Oil pressure switch connector Camshafts Cylinder head. Remove the bolts in reverse of the tightening sequence.

To install:

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Fig. Cylinder head torque sequence-2.2L (VIN D) engine


NOTE Use new cylinder head bolts for assembly.

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  2. Install or connect the following:

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  3. Fill the cooling system.
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