Replacing my head gasket

Asked by Feb 27, 2017 at 10:56 PM about the 1998 Pontiac Sunfire

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I'm replacing the head gasket in a 98 Pontiac Sunfire with a 2.4l engine, do I
have to take off the timing chain to do so? I have followed the Chilton book so
far and have gotten as far as taking out the intake & exhaust camshaft
housing bolts, but the housings won't budge and I don't know how much force
to use, or what the next step is.

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Disconnect the timing chain housing at the intake camshaft housing. Do not remove it from the vehicle.

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http://www.justanswer.com/pontiac/25rzd-hi-there-replacing-head-gasket-1998-pontiac-sunfire.html

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Its for the 2.4l read whole page has step by step and its long so may want to print it.

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But also has blue highlighted URL you can click on for individual procedures for given procedures.

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