H3 2006

Valve Lash (Clearance) Adjustment

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All engines utilize hydraulic valve lash adjusters. No adjustment is necessary.

Inspection



  1. Clean the valve rocker arms and valve lash adjusters in cleaning solvent.
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  3. Dry the valve rocker arms and valve lash adjusters with compressed air.
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  5. Inspect the valve rocker arms for the following conditions:
    NOTE
    Keep the valve rocker arms and valve lash adjusters in the order from where they were removed.



    Excessive wear at the valve contact or valve lash adjuster socket area
     
    A loose or damaged pin
     
    A worn or damaged roller. The roller should rotate freely with no binding or roughness.
     

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  7. Inspect the valve lash adjusters for the following conditions:

    Excessive wear
     
    Clogging of the oil passage
     
    Damage
     
    Collapsed or spongy
     

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