Nissan Pick-ups and Pathfinder 1989-1995

ENGINE MECHANICAL

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Cylinder Head Cover

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2 and 3

To install:


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Fig. Fig. 1: Cylinder head cover torque sequence-KA24E engine



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Fig. Fig. 2: Remove the cylinder head cover retaining screws-do not lose the washers



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Fig. Fig. 3: Remove the gasket and clean the cylinder head cover, before replacing the cylinder head cover gasket

  1. Replace or reinstall the cover gasket, as necessary. Be sure to clean the mating surfaces. If the old gasket shows any signs of damage, breaks or cracks, it should be replaced.
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When installing the cylinder head cover (valve cover), always torque the 2 center retaining bolts to half their specified torque first; then, working towards the ends, torque the retaining bolts in equal steps to their final torque.

  1. On all 1989 models, tighten the nuts evenly to 0.7-2.2 ft. lbs. (1-3 Nm).
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  3. On 1990-95 models, tighten the nuts evenly to 0.7-2.2 ft. lbs. (1-3 Nm) on 6-cylinder models or to 5-8 ft. lbs. (7-11 Nm) on 4-cylinder engines.
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  5. Reconnect the PCV hose and install the air cleaner assembly.
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  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
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