XC90 2.5T AWD L5-2.5L Turbo VIN 59 B5254T2 (2003)
Remove the thermostat housing and transfer it to the new cylinder head.
Note! Work carefully to avoid damaging the contact faces.
Note! For tightening torques, see Specifications See: Specifications/Mechanical Specifications/Tightening Torque.
Note! To ensure that there is no exhaust leakage, see: Flanged joint, assembling See: Exhaust System/Exhaust Pipe/Service and Repair/Flanged
Warning! Use a fume hood or extractor when using gasket solvent!
Clean the gasket faces for:
the manifold. Check that the studs are tightened
the coolant bypass channel
the thermostat housing
the intake manifold
the cylinder block
Blow the oil ducts clean.
Note! Use a razor blade or a gasket scraper and gasket solvent P/N 1161 440.
Setting up the engine
Position the crankshaft
Remove the starter motor mounting screws. Pull out the starter motor and place it to one side
Remove the blind cover plug
Turn the crankshaft slightly clockwise.
Install crankshaft stop 999 5451 ADJUSTMENT TOOL See: Tools and Equipment/999 5451 Adjustment Tool. Ensure that it bottoms out against
the cylinder block.
Turn the crankshaft counter-clockwise until it stops against the crankshaft stop
Check that the marking on the crankshaft timing gear pulley corresponds with the marking on the oil pump.