3.0L V6 - VIN [H]
1993 Mitsubishi Montero
1993 CHRYSLER CORP./MITSUBISHI ENGINES
Mitsubishi: Montero, Pickup
NOTE: For engine repair procedures not covered in this article,
see ENGINE OVERHAUL PROCEDURES - GENERAL INFORMATION article
in the GENERAL INFORMATION section.
Engine may be identified by Vehicle Identification Number
(VIN) stamped on a metal pad located near lower left corner of
windshield. The eighth character identifies the engine model. Engine
code number is stamped on front upper edge of cylinder block, below
cylinder head, or on vehicle information plate on firewall. Engine
serial number is stamped near the engine code number.
ENGINE IDENTIFICATION CODES TABLE
Application Engine Code VIN Code
Montero, Pickup & Ram-50
3.0L V6 ....................... 6G72 ............... H
VALVE CLEARANCE ADJUSTMENT
NOTE: All engines are equipped with hydraulic lash adjusters.
Adjustment is not required.
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
* PLEASE READ FIRST *
CAUTION: When battery is disconnected, vehicle computer and memory
systems may lose memory data. Driveability problems may
exist until computer systems have completed a relearn cycle.
NOTE: For reassembly reference, label all electrical connectors,
vacuum hoses, and fuel lines before removal. Also place
mating marks on engine hood and other major assemblies
FUEL PRESSURE RELEASE
Perform these steps to release fuel system pressure:
* Disconnect fuel pump harness connector at fuel tank.
* Start engine. After it stalls, turn ignition switch to OFF
* Disconnect battery (-) terminal. Reconnect fuel pump harness.
* Wrap shop towels around fuel return and high pressure hoses to
prevent fuel splashing on engine. Disconnect fuel return hose