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How to remove right engine support bracket 2002 pt cruizer i can not get engine jacked up high enough

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you want to use the gasket and you use the permatex stuff that is made for water pumps, it says it on the label. so you will want to use both. Did it with mine works great. i put a lite bead all the way around both sides of the gasket worked great. don't use too much permatex.
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there is not a suggested mileage

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

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SOURCE: timing belt

A dealer told my son in law to change the timing belt at least once before it reached 80000 miles. I would probably change it at 60, maybe 70.

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SOURCE: 2003 pt cruizer it has no lights on the rear,

its prob a fuse,,, or both light bulbs are bad

Posted on Oct 21, 2010

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SOURCE: 1999 mitsubishi eclipse..4 cyclinder (non-turbo)

I agree....I have done the same thing...Some vehicles have portholes with rubber plugs for that type bolt removal...but very few....It should be done to all ft wheel drives...
However first be sure that you have all mounts loose...there my be another lower mount...I have seen up to 4 different type mount brackets on some engines...Also it seems that you have to jack all of them up way too much and very unsafe looking but that is just the way it is..Some times it is a good idea to loosen the trans mounts to give you another couple inches but cutting the hole is a great idea because you will need it for future use.....Start out with a drill pilot hole and use a hole saw bit for your holes...very simple...Hope this helps..........cert.tech..level2....Metalpoet............

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Jack the vehicle up an crawl underneath on the passenger side ! Don't forget to disconnect the negative battery cable .
Removal Procedure
  1. Remove the starter heat shield. Refer to Starter Shield Replacement .
  2. Remove the right side engine mount bracket. Refer to Engine Mount Bracket Replacement - Right Side .
Engine Mount Bracket Replacement - Right Side
Removal Procedure
  1. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle in General Information.
  2. Remove the right catalytic converter. Refer to Catalytic Converter Replacement - Right Side in Engine Exhaust.
  3. Remove the starter motor heat shield. Refer to Starter Shield Replacement in Engine Electrical.
  4. Install a screw jack with a block of wood under the oil pan for support.
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  6. Remove the right engine mount upper retaining nut.
A lot of work !!!!!! Taking to a qualified repair shop mite be worth it .
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2002 pt cruizer won't shift out of first gear. could it be from the transmission relay?


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How to install freeze plug 2002 jeep liberty


If you are wanting to replace the factory freeze plug with a similar type, I'm afraid that the easiest / only way is to pull the engine.

What some people do is replace the factory style freeze plug with an expandable rubber plug. The plug has a bolt through it and as you tighten the bolt/nut the rubber expands sealing the hole. If you can get the plug out, you can replace it with this style without having to remove the engine. You only need enough clearance to get a wrench on it. Be sure to check the plug for the first few months as sometimes they get loose as the rubber "settles" in.

If you don't want to replace with a expanding rubber plug what you might can try is supporting the engine using a jack and removing the engine mount and the engine mount bracket. That "might" give you enough room to work but I doubt it. There probably isn't enough clearance to get a hammer or a metal rod to the plug.

When removing the freeze plug be careful not to accidentally knock it into the engine block. THAT is a real PITA.

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I have taken the oil pan bolts out and there is not enough clearance to remove the pan on a 2002 Buick Regal 3800 to replace the gasket. What steps do you suggest next.


Did you remove the catalytic converter, and motor mount? Lots of stuff has to come off to get this pan out. :o(

3.8L Engine
  1. Drain the engine oil.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable Throttle body air inlet duct Engine mount struts Accessory drive belt
  3. Install an engine support fixture.

    Catalytic converter from the right exhaust manifold Right front wheel Right side splash shield Oil filter and discard A/C compressor bracket and reposition the compressor Power steering oil cooler pipe brackets from the frame Engine mount bracket bolts Lower engine mount nuts Torque converter cover Oil level sensor electrical connector Oil level sensor
  4. Raise the vehicle and place a support under the frame.

    Right side frame bolts and loosen the left side bolts Engine mount and bracket Oil pan

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How to change a timing belt in a 2001 pt cruiser 2.4 liter


REMOVAL
  1. Disconnect negative battery cable.
  2. Raise vehicle on hoist. Remove right front wheel.
  3. Remove the right splash shield.
  4. Remove accessory drive belts.
  5. Remove crankshaft damper
  6. Remove the lower torque strut
  7. Disconnect exhaust system from manifold.
  8. Disconnect A/C pressure switch at rear of compressor housing.
  9. Lower vehicle and support engine with a jack.
  10. Discharge A/C system and disconnect A/C lines at coupling block
  11. Remove upper torque strut
  12. Remove screw attaching ground strap to strut bracket.
  13. Remove torque strut bracket from strut tower.
  14. Remove upper radiator support crossmember
  15. Remove power steering pump and bracket. Set pump aside. Do not disconnect lines from pump.</B>
  16. With engine properly supported, remove right engine mount through bolt.
  17. Raise engine with jack until engine support bracket bolts are accessible.
  18. Remove support bracket bolts.
  19. Remove support bracket.
  20. Remove upper timing belt cover fasteners and remove cover.
  21. Remove lower timing belt cover fasteners and remove cover
  22. CAUTION: When aligning crankshaft and camshaft timing marks always rotate engine from crankshaft. Camshaft should not be rotated after timing belt is removed. Damage to valve components may occur. Always align timing marks before removing timing belt.
  23. Before the removal of the timing belt, rotate crankshaft until the TDC mark on oil pump housing aligns with the TDC mark on crankshaft sprocket (trailing edge of sprocket tooth)
  24. NOTE: The crankshaft sprocket TDC mark is located on the trailing edge of the sprocket tooth. Failure to align trailing edge of sprocket tooth to TDC mark on oil pump housing will cause the camshaft timing marks to be misaligned.
  25. Install 6 mm Allen wrench into belt tensioner. Before rotating the tensioner, insert the long end of a 1/8” or 3 mm Allen wrench into the pin hole on the front of the tensioner .
  26. While rotating the tensioner counterclockwise, push in lightly on the 1/8” or 3 mm Allen wrench, until it slides into the locking hole.
  27. Remove timing belt. CAUTION: If timing belt was damaged due to incorrect tracking (alignment), the belt tensioner assembly must be replaced

INSTALLATION
  1. Set crankshaft sprocket to TDC by aligning the sprocket with the arrow on the oil pump housing.
  2. Set camshafts timing marks so that the exhaust camshaft sprocket is a 1/2 notch below the intake camshaft sprocket
  3. CAUTION: Ensure that the arrows on both camshaft sprockets are facing up.
  4. Install timing belt. Starting at the crankshaft, go around the water pump sprocket, idler pulley, camshaft sprockets and then around the tensioner
  5. Move the exhaust camshaft sprocket counterclockwise to align marks and take up belt slack. NOTE: A new tensioner is held in the wound position by a pull pin.
  6. Remove the pull pin or Allen wrench from the belt tensioner.
  7. Once the timing belt has been installed and tensioner released, rotate the crankshaft two (2) complete revolutions. Verify that the TDC marks on crankshaft and timing marks on the camshafts are aligned as shown in .
  8. Install lower timing belt cover and tighten fasteners to 9 N·m (80 in. lbs.
  9. Install upper timing belt cover and tighten fasteners to 9 N·m (80 in. lbs.
  10. Install right engine support bracket. Ensure the power steering pump is properly located in mounting location on bracket. Tighten mount bracket bolts to 61 N·m (45 ft. lbs.)
  11. Lower engine into mounting position and install right engine mount through bolt. Tighten bolt to 118 N·m (87 ft. lbs.).
  12. Install power steering pump and bracket.
  13. Install upper radiator support crossmember
  14. Install torque strut bracket to strut tower.
  15. Connect ground strap to bracket.
  16. Install upper torque strut
  17. Connect A/C lines. Evacuate and recharge A/C system
  18. Raise vehicle.
  19. Connect exhaust system to manifold.
  20. Connect A/C pressure switch connector.
  21. Install crankshaft damper
  22. Install accessory drive belts
  23. Install lower torque strut
  24. Perform torque strut adjustment procedure
  25. Install right splash shield.
  26. Install right front wheel.
  27. Connect negative cable to battery.

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Remove alternator from hyandai santa fe


once the car is jacked up, the wheel is removed, and the wiring is disconnected loosen the pivot bolt(14mm) on the bottom(it can't be removed with the alternator in place) and remove the top bolt(12mm). some prying will be needed to break it loose and swivel. now, if the car is supported with stands sufficiently and jacked up high enough you should be able to squat somewhat into the wheel well and grab the alternator with both hands. have a pry bar handy as well if you do not already have one and pry on the pivot ear a bit and get the alternator to swivel. once it breaks loose you should be able to swivel it, pry it, swivel it, pry it and so on. lifting it up and to the left and it should work it's way out. it will take a bit of effort at first and the car will rock some, hence the need for added support. I had a bottle jack and 2 jack stands for a more secure base.

DISCLAIMER: it's never completely safe to do anything with the car on a jack or stands so caution must be taken. if you aren't comfortable with this method I suggest a mechanic.

back to the repair.. once you get the alternator up out of the slot bracket then you should be able to turn the alternator for clearance and remove it with a fair amount of ease. I turned mine counter-clockwise for clearance.
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