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Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual: Catalytic Converter Replacement - Left Side (LFX) Emissions Catalytic Converter

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Catalytic Converter Replacement - Left Side (LFX) Emissions Catalytic Converter

Catalytic Converter Replacement - Left Side

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Component Name

Warning:Refer toHot Exhaust System Warning.

Preliminary ProcedureRemove the catalytic converter heat shield.Refer toCatalytic Converter Heat Shield ReplacementRemove the exhaust flexible pipe. Refer toExhaust Flexible Pipe Replacement.

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Catalytic Converter Nuts (Qty:-4)

Caution:Refer toFastener Caution.

Caution:To prevent damage to the exhaust manifold flange or stud,make sure the flange is fully seated before tightening.

ProcedureDisconnect the oxygen sensor electrical connector.Replace the exhaust front pipe nuts and the gasket with newones.Clean and inspect the studs on the engine cylinder head,replace as necessary.Verify that the studs are fully seated. Stud collar shouldtouch the surface of the engine cylinder head.Tighten nuts in a criss-cross pattern.Tighten

First Pass: 20-Y(15-lb-ft)Final Pass: 46-Y(34-lb-ft)

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Gasket

Tip:

If replacing catalytic converter,transfer oxygensensor.Improperly installed and/or leaking exhaust manifold gasketsmay affect vehicle emissions and/or On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) IIsystem performance.

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Catalytic Converter

Catalytic Converter Replacement (LEA) Emissions Catalytic Converter
Catalytic Converter ReplacementCalloutComponent NameWarning:Refer toHot Exhaust System Warning.Preliminary ProcedureRaise and support the vehicle. Refer toLifting and Jacking the Vehicle.Remove the ex ...

Catalytic Converter Replacement - Right Side (LFX) Emissions Catalytic Converter
Catalytic Converter Replacement - Right SideCalloutComponent NameWarning:Refer toHot Exhaust System Warning.Preliminary ProcedureDisconnect the oxygen sensor electrical connectors.Remove the catalytic ...

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Note:This procedure is not used in Europe.Special ToolsEN 21867-6 Oil Pressure Adapter FittingEN 45299 Engine PreluberFor equivalent regional tools, refer toSpecial ToolsNote:A constant and continuous flow of clean engine oil is required in order to properlyprime the engine. Be sure to use an approv ...

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