Manifold Bushing Repair in 3.5L engine
Front of manifold plenum. Squirt starting fluid near here. If the RPMs increase the front bushing is leaking air.
I won't bore you with all the details. Just remove all the bolts and brackets.
Make sure you remove the bolt under the extension or the manifold won't come off.
Closer look at front bushing.
The plastic bushing wore out and the hole in the bracket that attaches to the vacumm is wallered out. I'm not sure how the machine shop will fix this.
This is the rear of the plenum, where the rear bushing should be.
View of the bottom of plenum and butterfly valves in open position.
Access plug in rear of plenum.
The injectors are beneath to the silver colored tubes that run along each manifold.
Stay tuned to see if I get the motor back together. Total time to remove plenum was 1 hr 15 minutes.
Email: Tim Constance
Date Last Modified: 9/14/98