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How do you replace the head gasket located on a 1996 Saturn?


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2015-07-15 20:43:29
2015-07-15 20:43:29

1.disconect negative battety cable. 2.drain coolant 3.drain oil and remove filter 4.remove intake and exhaust manifolds 5.remove valve cover 6.remove timing chain 7.remove alternator 8.unbolt power steering pump and set it aside without disconecting hoses 9.label and detatch any remaing wiring or hoses that would get in the way 10.support engine with a jack and block of wood under oil pan. remove right motor mount 11.remove the head bolts in 1\4 turn increments until they can be removed by hand. do so in the reverse sequence of tightening. 12.lift head off. if stuck pry up at the transaxle side.

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Its on the drivers side, under the hood, in the engine compartment. Eric

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Replacing the head gasket on any vehicle is a long and complicated process, however if you wish to see basic step-by-step instructions go to the related question on the right side of the page "How do you replace a head gasket?"

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Replacing the head gasket on any vehicle is a long and complicated process, however if you wish to see basic step-by-step instructions go to the related question on the right side of the page "How do you replace a head gasket?"


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