Pacifica 2006-2008

Valve Covers

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Removal & Installation



Left Side
  1. Disconnect spark plug wires from spark plugs.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect crankcase vent hose from cylinder head cover.
  4.  
  5. Remove cylinder head cover bolts.
  6.  
  7. Remove cylinder head cover and gasket.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Clean cylinder head and cylinder head cover mating surfaces. Inspect cylinder head cover surface for flatness. Replace gasket as necessary.
  2.  
  3. Assemble gasket to cylinder cover by inserting the fasteners through each bolt hole on cover and gasket.
  4.  
  5. Install the cylinder head cover and bolts.
  6.  
  7. Tighten cylinder head cover bolts to 105 inch lbs. (12 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Connect crankcase vent hose.
  10.  
  11. Connect spark plug wires to spark plugs.
  12.  

Right Side
  1. Disconnect negative cable from battery.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect spark plug wires from plugs.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect PCV hose from cylinder head cover.
  6.  
  7. Remove cylinder head cover bolts.
  8.  
  9. Remove cylinder head cover and gasket.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Clean cylinder head and cylinder head cover mating surfaces. Inspect cylinder head cover surface for flatness. Replace gasket as necessary.
  2.  
  3. Inspect seal on the cover bolt for wear or damage. Replace bolt assembly as necessary.
  4.  
  5. Inspect the PCV hose for damage. replace as necessary.
    NOTE
    The cylinder head cover bolts contain a torque limiter sleeve and a seal. The seal and torque sleeve is replaced with the bolt.



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    Fig. Cylinder head cover

  6.  
  7. Assemble gasket to cylinder cover by inserting the bolt assemblies through each bolt hole on the cover and gasket.
  8.  
  9. Install cylinder head cover and bolts.
  10.  
  11. Tighten cylinder head cover bolts to 105 inch lbs. (12 Nm).
    NOTE
    Be sure that the PCV valve is properly seated inside the cylinder head cover protrusion and that the PCV hose completely covers the cylinder head cover protrusion.



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    Fig. Cylinder head cover and bolts

  12.  
  13. Connect PCV hose to cylinder head cover.
  14.  
  15. Connect spark plug wires to spark plugs.
  16.  
  17. Connect negative cable to battery.
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