Nissan Pick-ups and Pathfinder 1970-1988

Rocker Arms and Rocker Pivots

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

L16, L18 and L20B Engines
  1. Remove the cylinder head cover.
  2.  
  3. Loosen the rocker pivot lock-nut. Lower the pivot by screwing it down into the cylinder head.
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  5. Remove the rocker arm by pressing down on the valve spring.
  6.  
  7. To remove the rocker pivots, loosen the lock-nut, then unscrew the pivot from the cylinder head.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the pivots and screw them into the cylinder head. Tighten the lock-nut.
  2.  
  3. Press down on the valve spring and install the rocker arm.
  4.  
  5. Refer to Engine Electrical for valve lash adjustment.
  6.  
  7. Install the cylinder head cover.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Rocker arm and pivot removal-L20B engines

 
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