answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer
Copy

Here goes ... (NOTE)It worked best for me to leave the intake manifold and injection system attached to the head until after it's off the engine.

(SPECIAL NOTE) Be ready with extra rags, sponges to IMMEDIATELY absorb any coolant that gets into cylinders during head removal. Also wouldn't hurt to pour a little motor oil into each cylinder afterwards. AND ... try very hard to keep any dirt, wind-blown dust, lost tools etc out of the cylinders to prevent scratching the cylinder walls and piston rings so the engine won't puff oil after you're done. I just soak some rags with oil and pack them into the cylinders. Remember, if dirt was good for the engine, they would have put it in at the factory!

1. Disconnect battery 2. Drain radiator by opening the petcock on the bottom tank. Don't let the dog drink any spilled coolant or he'll die! 3. Remove accessory belts from the front (passenger end) of the engine. 4. Remove Power Steering pump and mounting bracket and swing it out of the way. 5. Disconnect upper radiator hose from radiator. 6. Remove entire distributor with cap and wires attached and swing aside. 7. Remove air cleaner-to-throttle body ducting. 8. Unbolt exhaust pipe from manifold, then remove manifold. 9. Make sure car is securely parked with emergency brake on. 10. Place jack / jack stands / cement block / whatever under the front edge of the oilpan. Make sure that you don't stick out over the front edge of the pan, and try real hard to not cave in the oil pan. 11. Remove the front (passenger side) motor mount. 12. Remove the valve cover. 13. Remove the black plastic front engine cover (timing belt cover) making sure you get the two bolts at the very bottom on either side (10mm). 14. Now that you can see the timing belt, loosen the belt tensioner to give slack in the belt. (PS: now's a good time to buy a new timing belt) 15. Slide the timing belt off it's top (camshaft) pulley. If you're going to replace the timing belt, also remove the harmonic balancer/pulley from the crankshaft) 16. Disconnect all hoses: heater hoses at the firewall, vacuum hoses, and finally the fuel line WHICH WILL KEEP LEAKING FUEL, so figure out some way to plug the line ahead of time, or else the next spark may be your last. 17. Unplug wiring harnesses at engine components.

18. Now for the cylinder head bolts which have a 10mm female Allen head. It's best to just go and buy a 10mm male Allen socket now ... a simple Allen 10mm "L" wrench with a foot or so of small iron pipe will get the bolts OUT, but you're gonna need the REAL socket to re-install and properly torque them. 19. Carefully pry the head loose from the block (remember, this is ALUMINUM!!) 20. Lift the head away (after you've unhooked the hoses or wires you missed in the steps above).

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2015-07-15 21:25:11
This answer is:
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +5 pts
Q: How do you remove the head on a 1991 Geo Storm?
Write your answer...
Submit

Related Questions

How do you check the thermostat on 1991 Geo Storm?

Remove it an drop it into a pan of boiling water to see if it opens


Will a 1993 Geo Storm motor fit a 1991 Geo Tracker?

Yes.


What causes idle increase and decrease in a 1991 geo storm gsi?

It is either an intake gasket leak or a head gasket.


Does the 1991 geo storm have a syphon guard?

Yes, it does.


Where do you add manuel transmission fluid on a 1991 geo storm gsi 5 speed overdrive?

where do you add manuel transmission fluid on a 1991 geo storm 5 speed


Where is the voltage regulator on 1991 Geo storm?

Inside the alternator


What is the fuel injector resistance spec on a 1991 geo storm gsi?

12.7 storm and 1.2 gsi


Where is the oil filter located on a 1991 Geo Storm Coupe?

under the plenum.


Where is the starter in a 1991 Geo Storm?

Follow the pos battery cable. It is at the end.


Remove cv joint on 1991 geo prizm?

Here is the link to ehow on how to remove the CV joint on a 1991 Prizm. http://www.ehow.com/how_7906772_replace-geo-metro-cv-joints.html


How do you remove the intake manifold on a 1996 Geo Metro?

you have to remove the head first.....


How do you change a head on a 1990 geo storm?

buy a head gasket remove the bolts,put the head gasket on the block line the new head up with the bolt holes put the bolts back in and put the cams back in time.


What does the infl rest light mean on a 1991 geo storm?

Inflatable Restraint... air bag.


Where is the IAT sensor located on a 1991 Geo Storm?

rear of engine compartment near the bulkhead


Where is the fuel pump located on a 1991 Geo Storm?

Fuel pump is in the gas tank and it is not cheap.


Where is the pilot bearingbushing on a 1991 geo storm 1.6l manual transmission?

there is no pilot bushing/bearing for the Geo Storms '90-'93 manual transaxle.


What type of freon can be used for a 1991 Geo Storm?

Would have been built for R12, can be converted to R134a.


What could be wrong if the battery light stays on all the time on a 1991 Geo Storm?

Check the alternator.


How do you change the fuel pump in a 1992 Geo Storm?

Remove the fuel tank then the gauge and pump.


What is the firing order on the cap of the distributor for a 1991 geo storm?

Knowing the firing order can help a person troubleshoot engine problems. The firing order for a 1991 Geo Metro is 1-3-4-2.


How do you replace the thermostat on a 1992 Geo Storm GSI?

To replace a thermostat on a 1992 Geo Storm first locate the its housing. Once found drain the coolant system and remove the housing from the engine. Replace the thermostat.


How do you get a 1991 Geo Storm radaitor fan to work?

plug the wire in on the driver side of the car and 4 bults in it


1991 geo storm horn relay location?

it si in the relay panel on the passenger side of the engin comp.


Where is the starter on a 1991 Geo Storm?

On the 1.6L sohc starter is between the engine and fire wall. By the oil filter.


Airbag sensor location in 1991 geo storm?

airbag sensor and iat sensor are not the same thing... wiki