Toyota Cressida and Van 1983-1990

Valve Guides

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REPLACEMENT





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Fig. Fig. 1 Breaking off the valve guide with a hammer and brass rod



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Fig. Fig. 2 Drive out the valve guide, toward the combustion chamber



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Fig. Fig. 3 Drive in the valve guide until the snapring contacts the cylinder head

  1. Heat the cylinder head to 176-212°F (80-100°C), evenly, before beginning the replacement procedure.
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  3. Use a brass rod to break the valve guide off above its snapring. (See the illustration).
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  5. Drive out the valve guide, toward the combustion chamber.
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  7. Heat the cylinder head to 176-212°F (80-100°C), evenly, before beginning the replacement procedure.
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  9. Install a snapring on the new valve guide. Apply liquid sealer. Drive in the valve guide until the snapring contacts the head. Use the tool previously described.
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  11. Measure the guide bore. If the stem-to-guide clearance is below specification, ream it out, using a valve guide reamer.
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