Corvette 2005-2008

Valve Covers

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Removal & Installation



Left Side
  1. Remove the left engine sight cover.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the alternator electrical connector.
  4.  
  5. Remove the engine wiring harness alternator lead nut and lead.
  6.  
  7. Remove the ignition coil assembly.
  8.  
  9. Loosen the valve rocker arm cover bolts.
  10.  
  11. Remove the valve rocker cover.
  12.  
  13. Remove the gasket from the rocker cover. Discard the OLD gasket.
  14.  

To install:


NOTE
Important:



All gasket surfaces should be free of oil and other foreign material during assembly.
 
DO NOT reuse the valve rocker arm cover gasket.
 
The valve rocker arm cover bolt grommets may be reused.
 
If the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve grommet has been removed from the rocker arm, install a NEW grommet during assembly.
 

  1. Install a NEW rocker cover gasket into the valve rocker cover lip.
  2.  
  3. Install the valve rocker arm cover.
  4.  
  5. Tighten the valve rocker cover bolts to 106 in lbs.(12 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the ignition coil assembly.
  8.  
  9. Connect the alternator electrical connector.
  10.  
  11. Install the engine wiring harness alternator lead and nut Tighten to 115 inch lbs.(13 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Install the left engine sight cover.
  14.  

Right Side
  1. Remove the engine sight cover.
  2.  
  3. Remove the crankcase ventilation hoses/pipes.
  4.  
  5. Remove the ignition coil assembly.
  6.  
  7. Loosen the valve rocker arm cover bolts.
  8.  
  9. Remove the valve rocker arm cover.
  10.  
  11. Remove the gasket from the rocker cover. Discard the OLD gasket.
    NOTE
    Important:



    All gasket surfaces should be free of oil and other foreign material during assembly.
     
    DO NOT reuse the valve rocker arm cover gasket.
     
    The valve rocker arm cover bolt grommets may be reused.
     
    If the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve grommet has been removed from the rocker arm, install a NEW grommet during assembly.
     

  12.  
  13. Install a NEW rocker cover gasket into the valve rocker cover lip.
  14.  
  15. Install the valve rocker arm cover.
  16.  
  17. Tighten the rocker arm cover bolts to 106 inch lbs.(12 Nm).
  18.  
  19. Install the oil fill tube into the rocker arm cover.
  20.  
  21. Install the ignition coil assembly.
  22.  
  23. Install the crankcase ventilation hoses/pipes.
  24.  
  25. Install the engine sight cover.
  26.  

 
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