Removal & Installation
- Remove the valve cover.
Remove the rocker arm retaining bolt.
NOTERocker the arms should be installed in their original location during assembly.
- Remove the rocker arms. If more than 1 rocker arm is to be removed, identify each rocker arm location.
Lubricate the pushrods and rocker arms with engine assembly lubricant. Lubricate the retaining bolts with engine oil.
NOTEPrior to final tightening, the rocker arm seats must be fully seated into the cylinder head. The pushrods must be fully seated in the rocker arm and valve tappet sockets.
- Install the rocker arms into position with the pushrods and snug the retaining bolt.
- Rotate the crankshaft until the lifter for the rocker arm being installed, is on the base circle (heel) of the cam lobe.
Tighten the rocker arm retaining bolt to:
3.0L: 60-132 inch lbs. (7-15 Nm)
- Finally, tighten the bolt with the camshaft in any position to 20-28 ft. lbs. (26-38 Nm).
- Install the valve cover.