Dodge Journey: Removal

2.4L

Ignition Control
Fig. 59: Identifying Ignition Coil Electrical Connectors

NOTE: Prior to removing coil, spray compressed air around coil top to make sure no dirt drops into the spark plug tube.

1. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.

2. Remove engine cover.

3. Disconnect the electrical connectors from ignition coils.

Ignition Control
Fig. 60: Removing/Installing Ignition Coil Mounting Bolts

4. Remove the ignition coil mounting bolt.

Ignition Control
Fig. 61: Removing/Installing Ignition Coil

5. Twist the ignition coil then pull straight up.

Ignition Control
Fig. 62: Removing/Installing Spark Plug

NOTE: Prior to loosening the spark plug, use compressed air to blow out any debris that might be in the spark plug tube.

6. Remove the spark plug using a quality socket with a rubber or foam insert.

7. Inspect the spark plug condition.

2.7L

Ignition Control
Fig. 63: Removing/Installing Electrical Connectors And Mounting Bolts At Ignition Coil

NOTE: Always remove the ignition coil assembly by turning the assembly 1/2 turn and pulling straight back in a steady motion.

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.

2. Remove the upper intake manifold. 3. Disconnect electrical connector (1) from ignition coil.

4. Remove mounting bolt (2) from ignition coil.

CAUTION: Prior to removing the ignition coils, spray compressed air around the coils and spark plugs. If dirt and debris enter the engine, this may cause internal engine damage.

5. Remove the ignition coils.

6. Remove the spark plugs.

3.5L

Ignition Control
Fig. 64: Ignition Coils

1. Remove engine cover.

2. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.

3. Remove the intake manifold. 4. Unlock and disconnect electrical connector (2) from ignition coils.

5. Remove mounting bolts and engine cover studs (1).

6. Twist, lift and remove ignition coil from engine.

CAUTION: Prior to removing the spark plugs, use compressed air to remove any accumulated dirt and debris. If dirt and debris enter the engine, this may cause internal engine damage.

7. Remove spark plug using a quality socket with a rubber or foam insert.

    Installation
    2.4L Fig. 65: Removing/Installing Spark Plug CAUTION: Handle the spark plugs with care. Do not drop or force the spark plugs into the wells, damage to the electrodes and/or porcelain ...

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