Equinox 2005-2007, Torrent 2006-07

Rocker Arms & Shafts

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Removal & Installation



  1. Remove the valve rocker arm cover.
  2.  
  3. Remove the rocker arm bolt(s).
  4.  
  5. Remove the valve rocker arm(s) and the pushrod(s).
  6.  

To install:

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Fig. Rocker arm removal



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Fig. Removing the push rods

  1. Coat the ends of the push rods using prelube GM P/N 1052367 (Canadian P/N 992869) or the equivalent.
    NOTE
    The intake valve push rods measure 146.0 mm (5.75 in) in length. The exhaust valve push rods measure 152.5 mm (6.0 in) in length.

  2.  
  3. Install the push rods in their original location.
  4.  
  5. Coat the rocker arm friction surfaces using prelube GM P/N 1052367 (Canadian P/N 992869) or the equivalent.
    NOTE
    Shims may be required under the valve rocker arm pedestals if reconditioning has been performed on the cylinder head or its components.

  6.  
  7. Install the valve rocker arms in their original positions.
  8.  
  9. Install the valve rocker arm bolts. Tighten the bolts to 31 ft. lbs. (42 Nm) .
  10.  
  11. Install the valve rocker arm cover.
  12.  

 
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