Honda_Passport_1997-2002

Valve (Rocker Arm) Covers

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Removal & Installation



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the air cleaner duct assembly.

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    Fig. View of the PCV hose connector (1), Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor (2), air cleaner duct assembly (3), air cleaner element (4) and Mass Airflow (MAF) sensor (5)

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  5. Disconnect the Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) hose.
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  7. Remove camshaft angle sensor connector.
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  9. Remove ground cable fixing bolt on cylinder head cover.
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  11. Remove the ignition coil connector and ignition coil:
    1. Disconnect the three connectors from the ignition coils.
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    3. Remove harness bracket bolt on cylinder head cover.
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    5. Remove fixing bolts on ignition coils.

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      Fig. View of the ignition coil connector (1), bolt (2) and ignition coil assemblies (3)

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  13. Remove the fuel injector harness bracket mounting bolt.
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  15. Remove the eight mounting bolts, then remove the cylinder head cover.
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  17. Clean the cylinder head cover mating surfaces.
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To install:

  1. Install cylinder head cover, as follows:
    1. Apply sealant (TB-1207B or equivalent) of bead diameter 2-3 mm at eight place of arched area of camshaft bracket on front and rear sides.
      WARNING
      The cylinder head cover must be installed with in 5 minutes after sealant application to prevent hardening of sealant.

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    3. Tighten the cylinder head cover bolts 80 inch lbs. (9 Nm).

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      Fig. Left side cylinder head cover tightening sequence

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  3. Install the fuel injection harness bracket and tighten the bolt(s) 80 inch lbs. (9 Nm).
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  5. Connect the ignition coil connector and ignition coil, then tighten bolt to 35 inch lbs. (4 Nm).
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  7. Connect the negative battery cable and tighten bolts to 8 inch lbs. (9 Nm).
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  9. Connect the camshaft angle sensor connector.
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  11. Install the PCV hose.
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  13. Install air cleaner duct assembly.
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