Mazda 2: Cylinder Head Gasket

CYLINDER HEAD GASKET REPLACEMENT

WARNING:

1. Remove the timing chain. (See TIMING CHAIN REMOVAL/INSTALLATION).

2. Set the exhaust manifold out of the way. (See EXHAUST SYSTEM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION).

3. Remove the intake manifold. (See INTAKE-AIR SYSTEM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION).

4. Disconnect the heater hose and radiator hose.

5. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

6. Install in the reverse order of removal.

7. Inspect the compression. (See COMPRESSION INSPECTION).

Mazda 2. CYLINDER HEAD GASKET REPLACEMENT

Mazda 2. CYLINDER HEAD GASKET REPLACEMENT

  1. Camshaft cap
  2. Camshaft
  3. Cylinder head
  4. Cylinder head gasket

Camshaft Cap Removal Note

1. Loosen the camshaft cap installation bolts in two or three steps in the order shown in the figure, and remove them.

Mazda 2. CYLINDER HEAD GASKET REPLACEMENT

Cylinder Head Removal Note

1. Loosen the cylinder head installation bolts in two or three steps in the order shown in the figure, and remove them.

Mazda 2. CYLINDER HEAD GASKET REPLACEMENT

Cylinder Head Installation Note

1. Measure the length of each cylinder head installation bolt.

Mazda 2. CYLINDER HEAD GASKET REPLACEMENT

Cylinder head bolt length

2. Tighten the cylinder head installation bolts in three steps in the order shown in the figure.

Mazda 2. CYLINDER HEAD GASKET REPLACEMENT

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