- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
- Remove the valve cover.
- Set the engine to Top Dead Center (TDC) of the compression stroke for the cylinder to be adjusted.
Check the valve clearance. The valve clearance specifications are as follows:
Intake valves: 0.005-0.007 inches (0.13-0.17mm)
- After adjustment, tighten the locknuts to 11-14 ft. lbs. (15-19 Nm).
- Repeat for each valve to be adjusted.
2.0L & 2.5L Engines
2.0L and 2.5L engines utilize automatic hydraulic lash adjusters to maintain proper valve lash at all times. Periodic valve lash inspection and adjustment is not necessary or possible.