Mitsubishi Outlander 2003-06

Rocker Arms & Shafts

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine oil.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air cleaner
     
    Ignition coils
     
    Upper timing belt cover
     
    Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) hose
     
    Breather hose
     
    Control wiring harness connection
     
    Engine hanger
     
    Oil control valve
     
    Oil pressure switch
     
    Rocker arm (valve) cover and gasket
     
    Oil seals, if necessary
     
    Accumulator assembly
     
    Timing belt
     
    Camshaft Position (CMP) sensor support
     
    CMP sensing cylinder
     
    Camshaft sprocket
     
    Camshaft oil seal
     
    Exhaust rocker arm shaft caps
     
    Exhaust rocker arm and shaft assembly
     
    Intake rocker arm shaft caps
     
    Intake rocker arm and shaft assembly
     

  6.  


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    Fig. Exploded view of the rocker arms, camshaft and related components


To install:

  1. Install the intake rocker arm and shaft assembly as follows:
    1. Place the intake rocker shaft so that the 0.22 in. (5.5mm) hole faces the cylinder head.
    2.  
    3. Install the intake rocker arm shaft caps.
    4.  
    5. Tighten the intake rocker shaft mounting bolts to 21-25 ft. lbs. (28-34 Nm).
    6.  
    7. Rocker arm shafts, placing the end with the notched side toward the timing belt
    8.  
    9. Rocker arms. Move the rocker arms from side to side before tightening the shaft bolts to 21-25 ft. lbs.
    10.  

  2.  
  3. Install the exhaust rocker arm and shaft assembly as follows:

    Place the exhaust rocker shaft so that its notch is positioned as shown in the accompanying figure.
     
    Install the exhaust rocker arm shaft caps.
     
    Tighten the exhaust rocker shaft mounting bolts to 106-124 inch lbs. (12-14 Nm).
     

  4.  
  5. The remainder of installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  6.  
  7. Fill the crankcase with oil and connect the negative battery cable.
  8.  


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    Fig. The hole on the intake rocker shaft must face the cylinder head



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    Fig. The exhaust rocker shaft must be properly positioned for installation


  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine oil.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Never disassemble the rocker arm shaft assemblies.



    Negative battery cable
     
    Air cleaner
     
    Ignition coils
     
    Upper timing belt cover
     
    Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) hose
     
    Breather hose
     
    Control wiring harness connection
     
    Engine hanger
     
    Oil control valve
     
    Oil pressure switch
     
    Rocker arm (valve) cover and gasket
     
    Oil seals, if necessary
     
    Accumulator assembly
     
    Timing belt
     
    Camshaft Position (CMP) sensor support
     
    CMP sensing cylinder
     
    Camshaft sprocket
     
    Camshaft oil seal
     
    Exhaust rocker arm shaft caps
     
    Exhaust rocker arm and shaft assembly
     
    Intake rocker arm shaft caps
     
    Intake rocker arm and shaft assembly
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install the intake rocker arm and shaft assembly as follows:
    1. Place the intake rocker shaft so that the 0.22 in. (5.5mm) hole faces the cylinder head.
    2.  
    3. Install the intake rocker arm shaft caps.
    4.  
    5. Tighten the intake rocker shaft mounting bolts to 106-124 inch lbs. (12-14 Nm).
    6.  

  2.  
  3. Install the exhaust rocker arm and shaft assembly as follows:
    1. Place the exhaust rocker shaft so that its notch is positioned as shown in the accompanying illustration.
    2.  
    3. Install the exhaust rocker arm shaft caps.
    4.  
    5. Tighten the exhaust rocker shaft mounting bolts to 106-124 inch lbs. (12-14 Nm).

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      Fig. Intake rocker shaft position-hole must face the cylinder head



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      Fig. Exhaust rocker shaft position

    6.  

  4.  
  5. The remainder of installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  6.  
  7. Fill the crankcase with oil and connect the negative battery cable.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the valve cover and related components and tightening specifications

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