Chevrolet Citation/Omega/Phoenix/Skylark 1980-1985 Repair Guide

Valve Lash


Both the Pontiac-built four cylinder engine and the Chevrolet-built V6 have hydraulic valve lifters, which do not require periodic valve adjustments. The Chevrolet engine requires an initial valve adjustment anytime the lifters are removed or the valve train is disturbed. This procedure is covered in .