4-102. TAIL PIPES REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
General Safety Instructions
General Mechanics Tool Kit
Since the exhaust system can reach
extremely high temperatures, be sure
the exhaust system is cooled before
attempting any disassembly.
Curbside Tail Pipe
Streetside Tail Pipe
The curbside muffler and tailpipe is a
welded unit. Both must be replaced at the
a. Raise vehicle.
b. Remove the nuts (1) and U-bolts (2) from the
clamp (3) attaching the muffler (4) to the tail
c. Remove the exhaust pipe-to muffler clamp (2).
d. Remove the nuts (6), washers (7), bolts (8) and
clamp (9) holding the tail pipe (10) to the frame.
d. Torque the tail pipe to manifold nuts to 15 ft-lbs
a. Install the tail pipe (5) to the muffler (4) with the
clamp (3) using the U-bolt (2) and nuts (1). Do
not tighten fully at this time.
e. Torque the tail pipe to muffler clamp nuts to 30
ft-lbs (40 N-m).
b. Attach the tail pipe to the cross member frame
by installing the clamp (9), washers (7) and nuts
f. Torque the tail pipe hanger-to frame clamp nuts
(6). Do not tighten fully at this time.
to 11 ft-lbs (15 N-m).
c. Check and be sure the tail pipe assembly is
g. Lower the vehicle.
properly aligned and snug before torquing the