GM Firebird 1982-1992 Repair Guide

Pushrod Side Cover

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



2.5L Engine

See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Valve and pushrod covers for the 2.5L

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Mark and remove the distributor assembly.
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  5. Remove the ignition coil and bracket.
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  7. Remove the side cover retaining nuts and remove the cover.
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To install:
  1. Clean the cover sealing surfaces of all RTV or gasket material.
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  3. Place a 1 / 16 in. (5mm) bead of RTV sealant all around the rocker arm sealing surface or use a cork style gasket. (When going around the attaching bolt holes, always flow the RTV on the inboard side of the holes).
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  5. Install cover and torque bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
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  7. Finish installation by reversing removal procedure.
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