Tracker 2000-2004

Rocker Arms & Shafts

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Removal & Installation



1.6L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Cooling fan and shroud
     
    Radiator and hoses
     
    Distributor, if equipped
     
    Camshaft Position (CMP) sensor, if equipped
     
    Valve cover
     
    Front cover
     
    Timing belt. Refer to the Timing Belt unit repair section.
     
    Camshaft
     
    Rocker arm shaft plug
     
    Rear timing belt cover
     

  6.  
  7. Loosen the rocker arm locknuts and back the valve adjusters off until all rocker arms move freely with no tension.
    NOTE
    Keep all valvetrain components in order for assembly.

  8.  
  9. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Intake rocker arms and clips
     
    Rocker arm shaft bolts
     

  10.  
  11. Push the rocker arm shaft towards the rear of the cylinder head and remove the rocker arm shaft O-ring.

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