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

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

Catalytic Converter Replacement - Right Side

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Component Name

Warning:Refer toHot Exhaust System Warning.

Preliminary ProcedureDisconnect the oxygen sensor electrical connectors.Remove the catalytic converter heat shield.Refer toCatalytic Converter Heat Shield ReplacementRemove the exhaust flexible pipe. Refer toExhaust Flexible Pipe Replacement.

1

Catalytic Converter Nut (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.

ProcedureReplace nuts and gasket with new ones.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)

2

Gasket

Tip:Improperly installed and/or leaking exhaust manifold gasketsmay affect vehicle emissions and/or On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) IIsystem performance.

3

Catalytic Converter

Tip:If replacing catalytic converter,transfer both oxygensensors.

Catalytic Converter Replacement - Left Side (LFX) Emissions Catalytic Converter
Catalytic Converter Replacement - Left SideCalloutComponent NameWarning:Refer toHot Exhaust System Warning.Preliminary ProcedureRemove the catalytic converter heat shield.Refer toCatalytic Converter H ...

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Caution:A wrench must be used on the hex of the camshaft whenloosening or tightening in order to prevent component damage.Failure to prevent the torque reaction against the timing drivechain can lead ...

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