|-Remove both plastic engine covers.
No need for either
-Remove the SAI plastic hose that goes down to the SAI pump No need.
-Remove the small tray on the front of the intake manifold that the SAI hoses connect to. Just 2 hex bolts. Move that vacuum hose mess out of your way.No need
-Release tension on the belt tensioner using a 16 or 17mm open end wrench. Remove the belt from the alternator pully with the tension slack.
-Remove the serpentine belt tensioner. ( 3 bolts )
-Remove the top and bottom alternator bolts. These can be a pain. Use lube and wiggle lots.....
No do not remove the throttle body. No need. Yes, remove the the throttle, it's four bolts, and one elec. harness, leave the vac line connected, and lay to the side.
I just did all this on Sunday.