Remove the cylinder head to replace the cylinder head gasket.

Also for the repair of the cylinder head itself and during engine overhauls.

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Install the device (picture 1) to block the camshaft pulleys Mot. 1490-01.

Remove the plug (4) from the inlet camshaft phase regulator pulley.

Remove the bolt (1) securing the inlet camshaft dephaser pulley.

Remove the nut (2) securing the exhaust camshaft toothed pulley.

Remove the camshaft pulley locking tool Mot. 1490-01.

Remove the inlet camshaft dephaser.

Remove the exhaust camshaft sprocket.

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Remove the inlet pipe (fig. 2).

Remove the ignition coils.

To do this, disconnect the pads of the wiring harness from the coils 1 (Fig. 3).

With a head of 8, we unscrew the bolts 2 of the fastening of the coils and remove them.

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Remove the inlet camshaft phase regulator solenoid valve.

To do this, squeeze the connector lock and remove the wiring harness connector from the phase regulator valve (Fig. 4).

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Using a 10 head, unscrew the bolt securing the phase regulator valve and take it out.

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Remove the engine lifting lug (H) located on the timing side.

After unscrewing the nine mounting bolts (4), remove the oil separator cover (information on removing the oil separator cover).

It is not necessary to unscrew bolt 1 (Figure 6), which serves as a stop for the eccentric cam follower.

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Remove the twenty-four bolts (Fig. 7) securing the cylinder head cover.

Remove the cylinder head cover (see the article "Removing the cylinder head cover").

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Remove the intake and exhaust camshafts (see the article on removing the camshafts).

Remove the valve levers

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We remove the valve pushers.

After removing the hydraulic pushers, they must be put in a vertical position, in order, so that they can be installed in their original places during assembly.

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We unscrew the cylinder head bolts in the reverse order of tightening (fig. 11).

Remove the cylinder head and place it on wooden stands. We prepare it for disassembly.

Remove the cylinder head gasket.

Carefully clean the seating surfaces on the head and the cylinder block from the traces of the gasket.

Installation of the cylinder head is discussed in the article "Installing the cylinder head of the K4M engine"

Head installation and head repair will be discussed in the next article.