Ridgeline 2007-2008

Valve Covers

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Removal & Installation



Front Cover

Specific to:

Honda Ridgeline 2006-2008

  1. Remove the three ignition coils from the front cylinder head, as outlined in the Engine Electrical Section.
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  3. Remove the two bolts (A) securing the harness holder.
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  5. Remove the dipstick (B) and positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) hose (C).
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  7. Remove the front cylinder head cover.

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    Fig. Remove the two bolts (A) securing the harness holder. Remove the dipstick (B) and positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) hose (C).

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To install:

  1. Check the spark plug seals for damage. If the seal is damaged, replace it.
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  3. Clean the head cover contacting surfaces with a shop towel.
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  5. Set the spark plug seals (A) on the spark plug tubes, and install the cylinder head cover (B). Visually check the spark plug seals for damage.
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  7. Inspect the cover washers (C). Replace any washer that is damaged or deteriorated.

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    Fig. Set the spark plug seals (A) on the spark plug tubes, and install the cylinder head cover (B). Inspect the cover washers (C).

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  9. Tighten the bolts in two or three steps. In the final step tighten all bolts, in sequence, 8.7 ft. lbs. (12 Nm).