PT Cruiser 2006-2007

Rocker Arms & Shafts

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Removal & Installation




NOTE
This procedure is for in-vehicle service with camshafts installed.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove cylinder head cover.
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  5. Remove spark plugs.
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  7. Rotate engine until the camshaft lobe, on the follower being removed, is positioned on its base circle (heel). Also, the piston should be a minimum of 0.25 inch (6.3mm) below Top Dead Center (TDC) position.
    WARNING
    If cam follower assemblies are to be reused, always mark position for reassembly in their original positions.

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  9. Using Special Tools 8215A and 8436 slowly depress valve assembly until rocker arm can be removed.
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  11. Repeat removal procedure for each rocker arm.

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    Fig. Removal and installation of the rocker arms

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To install:

  1. Lubricate rocker arm with clean engine oil.
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  3. Using Special Tools 8215A and 8436 slowly depress valve assembly until rocker arm can be installed on the hydraulic lifter and valve stem.
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  5. Repeat installation procedure for each rocker arm.
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  7. Install spark plugs.
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  9. Install cylinder head cover.
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