Dodge Journey: Cover(s), cylinder head, right

REMOVAL

1. Disconnect negative battery cable.

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 126: Engine Harness Retaining Clips

  1. - Left cylinder head cover engine harness retainers
  2. - Right cylinder head cover engine harness retainers
  3. - Left engine harness
  4. - Makeup air hose
  5. - PCV Hose
  6. - Right engine harness

2. Disconnect electrical connectors from ignition coils and capacitor.

3. Disconnect right engine harness retaining clips (2) from cylinder head cover studs. Position the engine harness (6) aside.

4. Disconnect the PCV hose (5) from the upper intake manifold.

5. Remove upper intake manifold.

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 127: Cylinder Head Cover Fasteners

  1. - DOUBLE ENDED STUDS
  2. - BOLTS

6. Remove ground strap from cylinder head cover stud.

7. Disconnect electrical harness retaining clips from cylinder head cover studs. Reposition electrical harness.

8. Remove fastener attaching ignition coil capacitor.

9. Remove ignition coils. 10. Loosen all cylinder head cover fasteners.

NOTE: Cylinder head cover attaching bolts are captured to the cover.

CAUTION: Make certain the double ended studs in the center of the cylinder head cover are loose before attempting to remove cover.

11. Remove cylinder head cover.

INSTALLATION

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 128: Cylinder Head Cover Gasket & Spark Plug Seals

  1. - ONE PIECE GASKET
  2. - SPARK PLUG WELL SEALS

1. Clean cylinder head cover and both sealing surfaces. Inspect and replace gaskets (1) as necessary.

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 129: Cylinder Head Cover Fasteners

  1. - DOUBLE ENDED STUDS
  2. - BOLTS

2. Install cylinder head cover and hand start all fasteners. Verify that all double-ended studs are in the correct locations.

3. Tighten cylinder head cover attaching bolts and double-ended studs (1) to 12 N.m (105 in. lbs.).

4. Install ignition coils.

5. Install ignition coil capacitor and fastener.

6. Connect ground strap to cylinder head cover stud.

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 130: Engine Harness Retaining Clips

  1. - Left cylinder head cover engine harness retainers
  2. - Right cylinder head cover engine harness retainers
  3. - Left engine harness
  4. - Makeup air hose
  5. - PCV Hose
  6. - Right engine harness

7. Reposition the right engine harness (6), and install the right engine harness retainers (2) to the double-ended studs.

8. Install upper intake manifold.

9. Reconnect the PCV to the upper intake manifold.

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