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Intake Manifold Gasket Kit With Bolts Dorman 615-205 - 1AEIM00014

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Specifications:

  • Brand New Intake Gasket Kit
  • A pair of intake to cylinder head gaskets
  • A Pair of intake runner gaskets
  • A pair of valve cover gaskets
  • 3 O-Ring seals
  • 8 attaching bolts
  • Direct replacements
  • Built to strict quality control standards

WARNING:  This product can expose you to chemicals including 1,3-Butadiene, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and birth defects or other reproductive harm.  For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Beginning the Repair (0:23)
    • This is Part 2 of a three-part video
    • Please consult Part 1 for prior instructions
    • Perform the steps outlined in Part 1
  2. step : Cleaning the Valve Covers (0:50)
    • Remove the gasket/RTV between the heads with a razor blade
    • Clean the valve covers and intake manifold with parts washer and degreaser
  3. step : Installing the Lower Intake Manifold (2:11)
    • Align the pushrods with the manifold gaskets
    • Align the pushrods in the gaskets and tighten the rockers with a 10mm socket
    • Tighten the rocker bolts to 14 newton meters plus thirty degrees or ten foot-pounds with a torque wrench and thirty degrees with a 10mm wrench
    • Attach the gaskets between the heads with RTV on both sides
    • Have an assistant pull back the fuel injectors
    • Set the lower intake manifold down into place
    • Replace eight 10mm bolts on the lower intake manifold
    • Tighten the upper bolts to 13 newton meters and the lower bolts to 25 newton meters
  4. step : Installing the Valve Covers (5:35)
    • Place the gasket on the valve cover
    • Put the valve cover on
    • Tighten and replace the 8mm bolts
    • Repeat the process for the back side
  5. step : Installing the Coolant Pipe (6:30)
    • Remove the o-ring on the coolant pipe
    • Scrape at the pipe to clean it
    • Place the new o-ring on the pipe
    • Place the pipe down into place and replace the bolts to hold it in place
  6. step : Installing the Coolant Hoses (7:30)
    • Scrape dried coolant from the coolant pipe with a wire brush
    • Connect the coolant hose
    • Slide the clamp on with a pair of pliers
    • Repeat the process for the other side
  7. step : Installing the Tensioner (8:15)
    • Feed the tensioner and alternator pulleys down into place
    • Replace the 15mm bolt to the alternator
    • Replace the 16mm bolt from the tensioner
    • Replace 15mm bolt beneath the idler pulley
  8. step : Installing the Alternator (9:29)
    • Put the power steering pulley down into place
    • Tighten the 13mm bolts to secure the steering pulley
    • Connect the alternator harness
    • Replace the 13mm bolt to the alternator
    • Connect the rubber boot
    • Insert the three 15mm bolts on the alternator
    • Place the alternator in place
    • Tighten the 15mm bolts
    • Replace the 18mm bolt beneath the steering pulley
  9. step : Installing the Fuel Injectors (10:52)
    • Insert the fuel injector harnesses into place by their appropriate number
    • Line up the fuel injectors and push them down into the manifold
    • Replace the 10mm bolts on the fuel injectors
    • Connect the alternator harness
    • Connect the other harness on the other side of the manifold
    • Place the new gaskets on the intake manifold
  10. step : Installing the Coolant Hose (11:55)
    • Scrape off the old o-ring from the coolant tube
    • Place the new o-ring on the coolant tube
    • Push the hose into the manifold
  11. step : Installing the Upper Intake Manifold Plenum (12:20)
    • Replace the 10mm bolt below the right side of the intake manifold
    • Replace the 13mm nut on the lower part of the intake manifold
    • Insert the upper intake manifold plenum into place
    • Insert the 10mm bolts from the upper intake plenum
    • Insert the 13mm nut from the upper intake plenum
    • Torque the 10mm bolts to 18 foot-pounds
  12. step : Installing the MAP Sensor and Throttle Body (13:33)
    • Insert the two 7mm bolts from the back of the MAP sensor bracket
    • Connect the MAP sensor to the lead
    • Connect the sensor to the intake manifold
    • Tighten the 7mm bolts to the MAP sensor
    • Insert the 10mm bolts from the top of the coil pack
    • Insert the 13mm bolts from the bottom of the coil pack
    • Insert the hose and hose clamp on the back of the intake manifold
    • Insert the vacuum hoses to the intake manifold
    • Remove the rubber plug on the old manifold plenum to the new one
    • Tighten the two 13mm bolts from the throttle body
    • Tighten the 10mm bolts from the throttle body bracket
  13. step : Installing the EGR Valve (15:43)
    • Slide the hoses onto the coolant line
    • Tighten the hoses with the clamp and pliers
    • Place the gasket below the EGR
    • Insert the EGR and tighten the 10mm bolts

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Assistant
  • Drain Pan
  • Flashlight
  • Funnel
  • Putty Knife
  • Razor Blade / Gasket Scraper
  • Wire Brush

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • RTV

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • 3/8 Inch Drive Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions
  • Swivel
  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 16mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket
  • 7mm Socket

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Brand #: 615-205

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