Step-by-Step Guide: 2016 Jeep Wrangler Oil Cooler Replacement

Are you looking to remove your factory air intake tube from your throttle body to your airbox? Here is a detailed step-by-step guide on how to do just that.

Start by removing the intake tube, and then proceed to disconnect the wiring harness from the map sensor and remove the hoses and harnesses attached to the intake. It’s important to pay attention to the connectors and harnesses during this process.

After that, carefully remove the fuel rails, clean the surfaces of the ports and heads, and proceed with removing the oil cooler from the engine. Then, clean up the bottom valley and ensure that all surfaces are clean before installing the new oil cooler.

Removing and cleaning the lower intake manifold, installing new gaskets, and torquing the bolts are crucial steps in the process. After that, you can reinstall the fuel rails, connect the fuel injector harnesses, and install the retainers and o-rings.

Once the lower intake manifold is secured, you can proceed with cleaning and installing the upper intake. Finally, reconnect the necessary components and tighten everything in place.

It’s important to follow each step carefully and pay attention to the torque specifications to ensure that everything is properly secured. By following this comprehensive guide, you can successfully remove your intake manifold and perform necessary maintenance or upgrades.


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