Honda Cars 2007-2008

Rocker Arms

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Removal & Installation



  1. Remove the cylinder head cover.
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  3. Loosen the rocker arm adjusting screws.

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    Fig. Showing the rocker arm adjusting screws (A)

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  5. Bundle the intake rocker arms with rubber bands to keep them together as a set. Unscrew the rocker shaft mounting bolts two turns at a time, in sequence shown.

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    Fig. Bundle the intake rocker arms with rubber bands (A) to keep them together as a set, then unscrew the rocker shaft mounting bolts two turns at a time, in sequence shown

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  7. Remove the rocker shaft mounting bolts, then remove the rocker arm assembly.
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  9. When disassembling the rocker arms, remove the dowel pin, then remove the rocker arm from cam chain side on the rocker shaft.
    NOTE
    Identify parts as they are removed to ensure reinstallation in original location.



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    Fig. Removing the dowel pin (B), then the rocker arm assembly (A)

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To install:


NOTE
When disassembling or reassembling the rocker arms, remove or install the rocker arm from cam chain side on the rocker shaft.

  1. Inspect the rocker arm shaft and rocker arms.
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  3. If reused, the rocker arms must be installed in the same positions.
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  5. Prior to reassembling, clean all the parts in solvent, dry them, and apply lubricant to any contact points.

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    Fig. Exploded view of rocker arm and shaft assemblies

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  7. Install the rocker arm assembly with dowel pin into position on the cylinder head.
    NOTE
    When reassembling the rocker arms, Install the rocker arm from cam chain side on the rocker shaft

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  9. Tighten each bolt, two turns at a time, in the sequence shown. Torque bolts to 22 ft. lbs. (29 Nm).
    NOTE
    Apply new engine oil to the bolt threads and flange.

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  11. Remove the rubber bands from the intake rocker arms.
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  13. Adjust the valve clearance.
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  15. Install the cylinder head cover.

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    Fig. Showing rocker arm bolt tightening sequence

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