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1994 lexsus ls400

Smokes for around 20 seconds then runs fine. found oil in throttle body and intake manifold while changing spark plugs and wires, what could be my problem? thanks john

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You may have a bad pcv valve, too much crank case pressure will cause it. replace your pcv valve will help.

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How to replace the fuel injector for a 2008 chrysler pt cruiser?


To remove a fuel injector or injectors you must remove the fuel supply rail that sits over them. Here is how you do that for both engine options, Turbo and non Turbo..

Removal & Installation

Except Turbocharged Models

WARNING Release fuel system pressure before servicing fuel system components. Service vehicles in well ventilated areas and avoid ignition sources. Never smoke while servicing the vehicle. This may result in personal injury or *****.
  1. Release fuel system pressure.
  2. Remove the air cleaner lid, disconnect the inlet air temperature sensor and makeup air hose.
  3. Remove the negative battery cable.
  4. Remove the engine cover or throttle control shield if equipped.
    NOTE Wrap shop towels around hose to catch any gasoline spillage.
  5. Disconnect fuel supply tube from rail.
  6. Remove the Intake Manifold, refer to the Engine section.
  7. Disconnect electrical connectors from fuel injectors.
  8. Remove bolts holding fuel rail.
  9. Remove the fuel rail and injectors.
  10. Remove the injectors from the fuel rail.
To install:
  1. Install injectors to the fuel rail.
  2. Apply a light coating of clean engine oil to the O-ring on the nozzle end of each injector.
  3. Insert fuel injector nozzles into openings in intake manifold. Seat the injectors in place. Tighten fuel rail bolts to 170-230 inch lbs. (19.5-25.5 Nm).
  4. Attach electrical connectors to fuel injectors.
  5. Connect fuel supply tube to fuel rail. Refer to Quick Connect Fittings in the Fuel Delivery section
  6. Install Intake Manifold, refer to the Engine section.
  7. Install the engine cover or throttle control shield if equipped.
  8. Install the negative battery cable.
  9. Install the air cleaner lid, connect the inlet air temperature sensor and makeup air hose. Tighten air inlet tube clamps to 20-30 inch lbs. (2-4 Nm).

Turbocharged Models

WARNING Release fuel system pressure before servicing fuel system components. Service vehicles in well ventilated areas and avoid ignition sources. Never smoke while servicing the vehicle. This may result in personal injury or *****.
  1. Release the fuel system pressure.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Disconnect the throttle body inlet hose and remove from throttle body.
  4. Disconnect the purge hose from the throttle body.
  5. Unlock and disconnect the electrical connection at the throttle body.
  6. Remove the throttle control shield .
  7. Remove the throttle and speed control cables from the throttle body.
  8. Remove the cables from the throttle body bracket.
  9. Unlock and disconnect the MAP sensor electrical connector.
  10. Remove the vacuum lines from the rear of the intake manifold.
  11. Remove the 5 bolts from the front of the intake manifold.
  12. Remove the 2 bolts from the rear of the intake manifold.
  13. Remove the intake manifold. Cover the lower intake manifold openings.
  14. Drain the Coolant system.
  15. Move the upper radiator hose clamp, so that the hose can be rotated up and out of the way.
  16. Remove the 2 small hoses from the thermostat housing.
  17. Remove the 2 bolts from the thermostat housing and rotate the assembly up and out of the way.
    NOTE Wrap shop towels around hose to catch any gasoline spillage.
  18. Disconnect the fuel line from the fuel rail.
  19. Unlock and disconnect the electrical connectors from the fuel injectors.
  20. Remove the wiring harness from the fuel rail.
  21. Remove the 2 bolts from the fuel rail.
  22. Remove the fuel rail and injectors from the intake manifold.
To install:
  1. Install the fuel injectors to the fuel rail.
  2. Apply a light coating of clean engine oil to the O-ring on the nozzle end of each injector.
  3. Insert fuel injector nozzles into openings in intake manifold. Seat the injectors in place.
  4. Install the 2 bolts to the fuel rail. Tighten fuel rail bolts to 170-230 inch lbs. (19.5-25.5 Nm).
  5. Install the wiring harness to the fuel rail.
  6. Connect and lock the electrical connectors to the fuel injectors.
  7. Connect the fuel line to the fuel rail.
  8. Rotate the assembly back into place and install the 2 bolts to the thermostat housing tighten to 110 inch lbs. (12.5 Nm).
  9. Move the upper radiator house clamp back into place.
  10. Install the 2 small hoses to the thermostat housing.
  11. Fill the Coolant system.
  12. Install the intake manifold.
  13. Install the 2 bolts to the rear of the intake manifold tighten to 250 inch lbs. (28 Nm).
  14. Install the 5 bolts to the front of the intake manifold and tighten to 250 inch lbs. (28 Nm).
  15. Install the vacuum lines to the rear of the intake manifold.
  16. Connect and lock the MAP sensor electrical connector.
  17. Install the cables to the throttle body bracket.
  18. Install the throttle and speed control cables to the throttle body.
  19. Install the throttle control shield.
  20. Connect and lock the electrical connections at the throttle body.
  21. Connect the purge hose to the throttle body.
  22. Connect the throttle body inlet hose to the throttle body and tighten clamps to 20-30 inch lbs. (2-4 Nm).
  23. Connect the negative battery cable.
  24. Use the DRB® scan tool ASD Fuel System Test to pressurize the fuel system. Check for leaks.

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How To Change The Spark Plugs On A 2002-2005 Kia Sedona 3.5 Liter


You'll need to remove the oil cap and the 6 bolts holding on the engine cover. The front 3 spark plugs are pretty easy to replace. You'll need to unplug the spark plug wire from the coil and disconnect the electrical connector. Unbolt the 2 10mm bolts holding the coil to the valve cover. Twist the coil and boot back and forth and pull it out of the cylinder head. The spark plug is down in the head, you'll need at least a 6 inch extension with a 5/8" spark plug socket, a telescopic magnet will help get the spark plug out of the head. The back 3 spark plugs involve removing the upper intake and throttle body, unbolt the bracket to the throttle body, and the bracket bolted to the upper intake manifold. on the back side of the engine. Remove the tubing from the throttle body to the air cleaner box. Unbolt anything else bolted to the upper intake. Unplug electrical connectors to the throttle body and any other electrical connectors on the upper intake and remove the upper intake bolts. And move the upper intake out of the way, there are only spark plug wires on the back 3 plugs. Twist and turn each boot to aid in removing the boot from the plug. I would get a new upper intake gasket and consider replacing the wires at this time also. There are actually only 3 spark plug wires, so for what is involved to get to them, I would replace them. I have found alot of the wires will arc to the upper intake manifold.

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How to replace the fuel injector on a 2008 chrysler pt cruiser


Removal & Installation

Except Turbocharged Models

WARNING Release fuel system pressure before servicing fuel system components. Service vehicles in well ventilated areas and avoid ignition sources. Never smoke while servicing the vehicle. This may result in personal injury or *****.
  1. Release fuel system pressure.
  2. Remove the air cleaner lid, disconnect the inlet air temperature sensor and makeup air hose.
  3. Remove the negative battery cable.
  4. Remove the engine cover or throttle control shield if equipped.
    NOTE Wrap shop towels around hose to catch any gasoline spillage.
  5. Disconnect fuel supply tube from rail.
  6. Remove the Intake Manifold, refer to the Engine section.
  7. Disconnect electrical connectors from fuel injectors.
  8. Remove bolts holding fuel rail.
  9. Remove the fuel rail and injectors.
  10. Remove the injectors from the fuel rail.
To install:
  1. Install injectors to the fuel rail.
  2. Apply a light coating of clean engine oil to the O-ring on the nozzle end of each injector.
  3. Insert fuel injector nozzles into openings in intake manifold. Seat the injectors in place. Tighten fuel rail bolts to 170-230 inch lbs. (19.5-25.5 Nm).
  4. Attach electrical connectors to fuel injectors.
  5. Connect fuel supply tube to fuel rail. Refer to Quick Connect Fittings in the Fuel Delivery section
  6. Install Intake Manifold, refer to the Engine section.
  7. Install the engine cover or throttle control shield if equipped.
  8. Install the negative battery cable.
  9. Install the air cleaner lid, connect the inlet air temperature sensor and makeup air hose. Tighten air inlet tube clamps to 20-30 inch lbs. (2-4 Nm).

Turbocharged Models

WARNING Release fuel system pressure before servicing fuel system components. Service vehicles in well ventilated areas and avoid ignition sources. Never smoke while servicing the vehicle. This may result in personal injury or *****.
  1. Release the fuel system pressure.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Disconnect the throttle body inlet hose and remove from throttle body.
  4. Disconnect the purge hose from the throttle body.
  5. Unlock and disconnect the electrical connection at the throttle body.
  6. Remove the throttle control shield .
  7. Remove the throttle and speed control cables from the throttle body.
  8. Remove the cables from the throttle body bracket.
  9. Unlock and disconnect the MAP sensor electrical connector.
  10. Remove the vacuum lines from the rear of the intake manifold.
  11. Remove the 5 bolts from the front of the intake manifold.
  12. Remove the 2 bolts from the rear of the intake manifold.
  13. Remove the intake manifold. Cover the lower intake manifold openings.
  14. Drain the Coolant system.
  15. Move the upper radiator hose clamp, so that the hose can be rotated up and out of the way.
  16. Remove the 2 small hoses from the thermostat housing.
  17. Remove the 2 bolts from the thermostat housing and rotate the assembly up and out of the way.
    NOTE Wrap shop towels around hose to catch any gasoline spillage.
  18. Disconnect the fuel line from the fuel rail.
  19. Unlock and disconnect the electrical connectors from the fuel injectors.
  20. Remove the wiring harness from the fuel rail.
  21. Remove the 2 bolts from the fuel rail.
  22. Remove the fuel rail and injectors from the intake manifold.
To install:
  1. Install the fuel injectors to the fuel rail.
  2. Apply a light coating of clean engine oil to the O-ring on the nozzle end of each injector.
  3. Insert fuel injector nozzles into openings in intake manifold. Seat the injectors in place.
  4. Install the 2 bolts to the fuel rail. Tighten fuel rail bolts to 170-230 inch lbs. (19.5-25.5 Nm).
  5. Install the wiring harness to the fuel rail.
  6. Connect and lock the electrical connectors to the fuel injectors.
  7. Connect the fuel line to the fuel rail.
  8. Rotate the assembly back into place and install the 2 bolts to the thermostat housing tighten to 110 inch lbs. (12.5 Nm).
  9. Move the upper radiator house clamp back into place.
  10. Install the 2 small hoses to the thermostat housing.
  11. Fill the Coolant system.
  12. Install the intake manifold.
  13. Install the 2 bolts to the rear of the intake manifold tighten to 250 inch lbs. (28 Nm).
  14. Install the 5 bolts to the front of the intake manifold and tighten to 250 inch lbs. (28 Nm).
  15. Install the vacuum lines to the rear of the intake manifold.
  16. Connect and lock the MAP sensor electrical connector.
  17. Install the cables to the throttle body bracket.
  18. Install the throttle and speed control cables to the throttle body.
  19. Install the throttle control shield.
  20. Connect and lock the electrical connections at the throttle body.
  21. Connect the purge hose to the throttle body.
  22. Connect the throttle body inlet hose to the throttle body and tighten clamps to 20-30 inch lbs. (2-4 Nm).
  23. Connect the negative battery cable.
  24. Use the DRB® scan tool ASD Fuel System Test to pressurize the fuel system. Check for leaks.

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Hi
My son has a 2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT and has had the same exact problems, stalling out at a roll and then it got worse. Sometime it won’t restart for 5 mins.
We did these repairs new spark plugs & wires, New PVC valve because we found oil in the up intake manifold, removed and cleaned the upper intake manifold and throttle body, mass air flow sensor, etc. ran better but not fixed.
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Item Part Number Description 1 6766 Oil Filler Cap 2 6A548 (8 Req'd) Valve Cover Bolt 3 6582 Valve Cover 4 — Exhaust Manifold Shield-to-Exhaust Manifold Nut (4 Req'd) 5 9A462 Exhaust Manifold Shield 6 — Exhaust Manifold Shield Stud (4 Req'd) 7 9430 Exhaust Manifold 8 9454 Exhaust Manifold Nut 9 9448 Exhaust Manifold Gasket 10 — Exhaust Manifold Stud (Fine Thread), Short (4 Req'd) 11 — Exhaust Manifold Stud, Long (1 Req'd) 12 — Exhaust Manifold Stud (Medium Thread), Short (1 Req'd) 13 6518 Valve Spring Retainer Key 14 6514 Valve Spring Retainer 15 6513 Valve Spring and Damper, Intake 16 6C515 Valve Tappet Guide Plate Retainer 17 6571 Valve Stem Seal 18 6513 Valve Spring, Exhaust 19 12405 Spark Plug 20 6269 Camshaft Thrust Plate 21 — Camshaft Thrust Plate Bolt (2 Req'd) 22 — Cup Plug 23 6B273 Camshaft Oil Flow Control Rod 24 6K292 Camshaft Front Seal 25 6256 Camshaft Sprocket 26 6278 Camshaft Sprocket Washer 27 6K252 Camshaft Sprocket Retaining Bolt 28 6L269 Camshaft Sprocket Key (5 x 18) 29 6250 Camshaft 30 6051 Head Gasket 31 6A008 Cylinder Head to Block Dowel 32 6010 Cylinder Block 33 6507 Intake Valve 34 6505 Exhaust Valve 35 6049 Cylinder Head 36 — Intake Manifold Stud (7 Req'd) 37 17A084 Engine Lifting Eye 38 — Engine Lifting Eye Bolt (2 Req'd) 39 9439 Intake Manifold Gasket 40 — Bolt 41 9723 Accelerator Cable Bracket 42 9424 Intake Manifold 43 — Intake Manifold Nut (7 Req'd) 44 9D476 EGR Valve Gasket 45 — Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Valve Bolt (2 Req'd) 46 9D475 EGR Valve 47 — Fuel Injection Supply Manifold Bolt
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From what I have been reading online... The upper and middle manifold MUST be removed to get to the spark plugs to change them. 3 hour job minimum. should cost between $300 and $500.

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