Dodge 4.7 L cylinder head gaskets part 2
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 This is part 2 for the job " How to replace the cylinder head gaskets on Dodge 4.7 L SOHC engines".

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 Remove the serpentine belt, idler pulley and serpentine belt tensioner pulley.


















Remove the engine oil filler tube.
















Unplug the elecrical connector from the back of the power steering pump but don't disconnect the power steering hoses, remove the bolts that secure the power steering bolt in place and lean it against the frame.












Rotate the engine till the TDC timing mark on the harmonic balancer is aligned with the TDC timing mark on the timing cover.













To make sure that the engine is in its TDC compression stroke for the number 1 cylinder, you will need to remove one of the valve covers to make sure that the V-8 marks are at the 12 o'clock position as shown in the image.
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Remove the center bolt from the harmonic balancer with an air impact making sure that the engine remains in TDC as you do it, next, insert a smaller diameter bolt in the crankshaft to be used in conjunction with a 3 jaw puller to remove the harmonic balancer as shown in the image.










Remove the electrical connectors from the alternator.














Remove the bolts that fasten the alternator in place and remove the alternator from the engine.














Unplug the vaccum hoses and the electrical connectors from the throttle body.
















Unplug the throttle cable and the transmission cable from the throttle body, slide the cables off the bracket.















Remove the bolt that fastens the engine oil dipstick to the intake manifold.














Remove the safety clip from the fuel line, install a fuel line disconnect tool as shown in the image and disconnect the fuel line from the fuel rail, if available use a small cap to plug the fuel line and to avoid dirt from entering the fuel system, same applies to the fuel rail.


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