Chrysler Full-Size Vans 1989-1998 Repair Guide

Rocker Arm (Valve) Cover

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the engine cover.
  4.  
  5. Remove the air cleaner assembly.
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  7. Remove the ignition wire separators from the studs on the valve cover.
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  9. To remove the passenger's side valve cover:
    1. Remove the PCV valve and hose from the valve cover.
    2.  

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  11. To remove the driver's side valve cover:
    1. Remove the bracket on the cowl-to-radiator support brace that retains the oil fill tube.
    2.  
    3. Remove the oil fill tube by twisting upward.Note the bolt and stud locations prior to removing the valve cover.
    4.  

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  13. Remove the retaining bolts and studs from the valve cover. It may be necessary to tap the valve cover slightly with a soft mallet to loosen; do not pry on the valve cover.
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  15. Remove the valve cover from the cylinder head.
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Fig. Fig. 1: The ignition wire separators just slide off the valve cover studs



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Fig. Fig. 2: Remove the wire harness from the inner valve cover studs



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