FRONT EXHAUST PIPE
Exhaust
6) Remove bolts which hold front exhaust pipe onto cylinder heads.
CAUTION:
Be careful not to pull down front and center
exhaust pipe assembly.
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2. Front Exhaust Pipe
A: REMOVAL S162065A18
1) Disconnect battery ground cable.
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2) Disconnect front oxygen sensor connector. (With catalytic converter)
7) Remove bolt which installs front and center exhaust pipe assembly to hanger bracket.
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3)   Lift-up the vehicle.
4)   Remove under cover. <Ref. to EI-11, REMOVAL, Front Under Cover.>
5)  Separate front and center exhaust pipe assembly from rear exhaust pipe.
WARNING:
Be careful, exhaust pipe is hot.
8)   Remove front and center exhaust pipe assembly from the vehicle.
CAUTION:
  Be careful not to let front and center exhaust pipe assembly fall off when removing as it is quite heavy.
  After removing front and center exhaust assembly, do not apply excessive pulling force on rear exhaust pipe.
9)  Separate front exhaust pipe from center exhaust pipe.
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Exhaust
5) Tighten bolts which install front and center exhaust pipe assembly to rear exhaust pipe.
Tightening torque:
18 Nm (1.8 kgf-m, 13.0 ft-lb)
B: INSTALLATION
S162065A11
1) Install front exhaust pipe to center exhaust pipe.
CAUTION:
Replace gaskets with new ones.
Tightening torque:
30 Nm (3.1 kgf-m, 22.4 ft-lb)
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6) Tighten bolt which holds front and center exhaust pipe assembly to hanger bracket.
Tightening torque:
35 Nm (3.6 kgf-m, 26.0 ft-lb)
2)   Install front and center exhaust pipe assembly to the vehicle.
3)  Temporarily tighten bolt which installs front and center exhaust pipe assembly to hanger bracket.
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7)   Install under cover. <Ref. to EI-11, INSTALLATION, Front Under Cover.>
8)   Lower the vehicle.
9)  Connect front oxygen sensor connector. (With catalytic converter)
4) Tighten bolts which hold front exhaust pipe onto cylinder heads.
Tightening torque:
30 Nm (3.1 kgf-m, 22.4 ft-lb)
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Exhaust
10) Connect battery ground cable.
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C: INSPECTION
S162065A10
1)   Make sure there are no exhaust leaks from connections and welds.
2)   Make sure there are no holes or rusting.
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