REPLACE EXHAUST PIPE (M548A3) -- Continued
Failure to replace gaskets may result in exhaust leaks.
Loosen lower clamp (1) and upper clamp (2). Remove upper elbow (3) and lower elbow (4) and joint (5) from muffler
(6) and turbocharger exhaust.
Remove lock wire (7) and insulation (8) from exhaust pipe. Discard lock wire.
Loosen two V-clamps (9) on joint (5). Remove upper elbow (3) and lower elbow (4) from joint.
Remove two V-clamps (9), rings (10), and gaskets (11) from joint (5). Discard gaskets.
Inspect lower and upper elbows for dents, cracks, and deformation. Straighten deformations and dents as needed.
Replace elbows if defects cannot be repaired.
Inspect joint and V-clamps for breaks and deformation. Replace parts that show either of these defects.
Inspect insulation for tears and missing capstans. Replace insulation that shows either of these defects.
Inspect clamps for deformation and damaged threads. Replace clamps that show either of these defects.