Honda_Odyssey_2001-2006

Camshafts, Bearings, & Lifters

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following: Negative battery cableAir intake tubeAccessory drive beltsFront coverTiming belt. Refer to the Timing Belt unit repair section.Camshaft sprocketsTiming belt rear coversIgnition coil coversIntake manifold coverIntake manifoldValve coverRocker arms and shaft assemblyCamshaft thrust coverCamshaft

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air intake tube
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Front cover
     
    Timing belt. Refer to the Timing Belt unit repair section.
     
    Camshaft sprockets
     
    Timing belt rear covers
     
    Ignition coil covers
     
    Intake manifold cover
     
    Intake manifold
     
    Valve cover
     
    Rocker arms and shaft assembly
     
    Camshaft thrust cover
     
    Camshaft
     

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To install:


NOTE
Use new O-rings, seals and gaskets when installing the camshaft.

  1. Install or connect the following: CamshaftCamshaft thrust cover. Tighten the bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).Rocker arms and shaft assemblyValve coverIntake manifoldIntake manifold coverIgnition coil coversTiming belt rear coversCamshaft sprockets. Tighten the bolts to 67 ft. lbs. (90 Nm).Timing beltFront coverAccessory drive beltsAir intake tubeNegative battery cable

    Camshaft
     
    Camshaft thrust cover. Tighten the bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
     
    Rocker arms and shaft assembly
     
    Valve cover
     
    Intake manifold
     
    Intake manifold cover
     
    Ignition coil covers
     
    Timing belt rear covers
     
    Camshaft sprockets. Tighten the bolts to 67 ft. lbs. (90 Nm).
     
    Timing belt
     
    Front cover
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Air intake tube
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  3. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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J35A1 & J35A4 Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air intake tube
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Front cover
     
    Timing belt. Refer to the timing belt procedure.
     
    Camshaft sprockets
     
    Timing belt rear covers
     
    Ignition coil covers
     
    Intake manifold cover
     
    Intake manifold
     
    Valve cover
     
    Rocker arms and shaft assembly
     
    Camshaft thrust cover
     
    Camshaft
     

  4.  

To install:


NOTE
Use new O-rings, seals and gaskets when installing the camshaft.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Camshaft
     
    Camshaft thrust cover. Tighten the bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
     
    Rocker arms and shaft assembly
     
    Valve cover
     
    Intake manifold
     
    Intake manifold cover
     
    Ignition coil covers
     
    Timing belt rear covers
     
    Camshaft sprockets. Tighten the bolts to 67 ft. lbs. (90 Nm).
     
    Timing belt
     
    Front cover
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Air intake tube
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  4.  

J35a6 Engine
Front
  1. Make sure you have the anti-theft codes for the radio and navigation systems.
  2.  
  3. Remove the battery.
  4.  
  5. Drain the coolant.
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  7. Remove the upper radiator hose.
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  9. Remove the EGR valve.
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  11. Remove the timing belt.
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  13. Remove the rocker arm assembly.
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  15. Remove the camshaft pulley.
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  17. Remove the thrust cover (A).
  18.  
  19. Carefully remove the camshaft (B).

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    Fig. Camshaft removal-J35A6 and J35A7 engines

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  21. Installation is the reverse of removal. Always use new O-rings (C). Apply clean engine oil to the journals and lobes.
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Rear
  1. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  2.  
  3. Remove the air cleaner assembly.
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  5. Remove the intake manifold.
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  7. Disconnect the fuel feed line.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the brake lines at the master cylinder. Plug the openings.
  10.  
  11. Remove the timing belt.
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  13. Remove the rocker arm assembly.
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  15. Remove the camshaft pulley.
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  17. Remove the EVAP canister hose joint and bracket.
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  19. Remove the thrust cover (A) and camshaft (B).
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  21. Installation is the reverse of removal. Always use new O-rings (C). Apply clean engine oil to the journals and lobes. Bleed the brakes. Perform the CKP pattern clear/learn procedure.
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J35a7 Engine
Front
  1. Make sure you have the anti-theft codes for the radio and navigation systems.
  2.  
  3. Remove the battery.
  4.  
  5. Drain the coolant.
  6.  
  7. Remove the upper radiator hose.
  8.  
  9. Remove the EGR valve.
  10.  
  11. Remove the timing belt.
  12.  
  13. Remove the rocker arm assembly.
  14.  
  15. Remove the camshaft pulley.
  16.  
  17. Remove the thrust cover (A).
  18.  
  19. Carefully remove the camshaft (B).
  20.  
  21. Installation is the reverse of removal. Always use new O-rings (C). Apply clean engine oil to the journals and lobes.
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Rear
  1. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  2.  
  3. Remove the air cleaner assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove the intake manifold.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the fuel feed line.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the brake lines at the master cylinder. Plug the openings.
  10.  
  11. Remove the timing belt.
  12.  
  13. Remove the rocker arm assembly.
  14.  
  15. Remove the camshaft pulley.
  16.  
  17. Remove the thrust cover (A) and camshaft (B).
  18.  
  19. Installation is the reverse of removal. Always use new O-rings (C). Apply clean engine oil to the journals and lobes. Remove all traces of the old liquid gasket and apply new liquid gasket. Seat the rocker shaft assembly within 4 minutes of applying the liquid gasket. Bleed the brakes. Perform the CKP pattern clear/learn procedure.
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