5-36 ENGINE TOP END
Install the muffler body side cover and tighten the bolts
together with the washers.
Install the muffler end cover [A] and tighten its bolt to-
gether with the washers as shown specified sequence [1
Be sure that the gap [A] of the muffler end cover and the
muffler side cover is parallel.
If the gap is not parallel, reinstall the muffler end cover.
Thoroughly warm up the engine, wait until the engine
cools down, and then retighten all bolts.
Exhaust Pipe Removal
Remove muffler body (see Muffler Body Removal).
Disconnect the oxygen sensor lead connector (see Oxy-
gen Sensor Removal in the Electrical System chapter).
Exhaust Pipe Manifold Holder Nuts [A]
Exhaust Pipe [B]
If necessary, remove the exhaust pipe cover [A] by re-
moving the bolts [B] and washers.
Exhaust Pipe Installation
Replace the exhaust pipe gasket with a new one.
Install the exhaust pipe.
Torque - Exhaust Pipe Manifold Holder Nuts: 20 N·m (2.0
kgf·m, 15 ft·lb)
Install the removed parts (see appropriate chapters).