Dodge Journey: Installation

2.4L

Ignition Control
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 body may occur.

Always start each spark plug by hand in order to avoid cross-threading the spark plug in the cylinder head.

Always tighten spark plugs to the specified torque. Too much or not enough torque will cause damage to the cylinder head and/or spark plug and may lead to poor engine performance.

1. Install each spark plug to the cylinder head. Tighten spark plugs to 27 N.m (20 ft. lbs.).

Ignition Control
Fig. 66: Removing/Installing Ignition Coil

2. Install ignition coil onto spark plug.

Ignition Control
Fig. 67: Removing/Installing Ignition Coil Mounting Bolts

3. Install ignition coil mounting bolt. Tighten to 9 N.m (79.5 in. lbs.).

4. Connect ignition coil electrical connectors.

5. Connect negative battery cable, tighten nut to 5 N.m (45 in. lbs.).

6. Install engine cover.

2.7L

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 body may occur.

Always start each spark plug by hand in order to avoid cross-threading the spark plug in the cylinder head.

Always tighten spark plugs to the specified torque. Too much or not enough torque will cause damage to the cylinder head and/or spark plug and may lead to poor engine performance.

Ignition Control
Fig. 68: Removing/Installing Electrical Connectors And Mounting Bolts At Ignition Coil

1. Install each spark plug to the cylinder head. Tighten spark plugs to 17 N.m (13 ft. lbs.).

2. Align ignition coil with top of spark plug.

3. Twist and push down ignition coil assembly onto spark plug and valve cover. Install mounting bolt (2) and tighten to 7.5 N.m (65 in. lbs.).

4. Connect electrical connector (1) to ignition coil.

5. Install upper intake manifold.

6. Connect negative battery cable.

3.5L

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 body may occur.

Always start each spark plug by hand in order to avoid cross-threading the spark plug in the cylinder head.

Always tighten spark plugs to the specified torque. Too much or not enough torque will cause damage to the cylinder head and/or spark plug and may lead to poor engine performance.

Ignition Control
Fig. 69: Ignition Coils

1. To avoid cross threading, start the spark plug into the cylinder head by hand.

2. Tighten spark plugs to 27 N.m (20 ft. lbs.).

3. Install ignition coil.

4. Install engine cover studs (1) in the two outside ignition coils on the front of the engine. Install bolts on the other ignition coils.

5. Tighten studs and bolts to 8 N.m (71 in. lbs.).

Ignition Control
Fig. 70: Identifying Coil & Fuel Injector Connectors

6. Connect electrical connector and lock (2).

7. Install intake manifold.

8. Reconnect the negative battery cable.

9. Install the engine cover.

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