Reconnecting the Intake Manifold Ancillaries on an Aston Martin DB9

After you’ve gone through removing and installing your actual Intake Manifolds (like I just did as part of fixing a Lumpy Idle situation) you are in the home stretch of getting your DB9 back on the road.  In this post I will cover reconnecting all the ancillary connections that link up to the Intake Manifolds, things we disconnected along the way and certainly can’t be forgotten.   Some of the steps are just reversing the removal process, but a few have a some technique to them and I will share what I learned along the way with you here. Continue reading “Reconnecting the Intake Manifold Ancillaries on an Aston Martin DB9”

Preparing the Intake Manifolds for Removal from an Aston Martin DB9

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To remove the Intake Manifolds you must first disconnect the Ancillaries

You might need to remove the Intake Manifolds from your DB9 for many service reasons including the need to change your Coil Packs and Spark Plugs.  The process of removing them is fairly involved, and requires disconnecting a crapload of auxiliary items before you can actually remove them.  In this article I will cover what defines a crapload. Continue reading “Preparing the Intake Manifolds for Removal from an Aston Martin DB9”