Vibe 2003-2005

Valve Covers

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Removal & Installation



1ZZ-FE Engine
  1. Remove the 2 engine cover fasteners.
  2.  
  3. Remove the 2 engine cover plastic retainers.
  4.  
  5. Remove the engine cover (1) from the engine.
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  7. Remove the ignition coils.
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  9. Disconnect the hose clamps and 2 Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) hoses from the cylinder head cover.
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  11. Remove the bolts, nuts and washers from the cylinder head. Remove the cylinder head cover with the gasket.
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To install:


NOTE
Use a new cylinder head cover gasket and new seal washers whenever the cylinder head cover replacement procedure is performed.

  1. Ensure that the new gasket and the new seal washers are correctly positioned during the cylinder head cover installation.
  2.  
  3. Install the new cylinder head cover gasket to the cylinder head cover.
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  5. Install the new seal washers to the cylinder head cover.
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  7. Install the cylinder head cover to the cylinder head. Secure the cover using nine bolts and two nuts. Tighten the cylinder head cover bolts and nuts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Install the ignition coils.
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  11. Reconnect the hose clamps and PCV hoses.
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  13. Position the engine cover to the engine.
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  15. Install the 2 engine cover plastic retainers.
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  17. Install the 2 engine cover fasteners.
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2ZZ-GE Engine
  1. Remove the engine cover.
  2.  
  3. Remove the ignition coils.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the 2 Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) hoses from the cylinder head cover.
  6.  
  7. Remove the 2 nuts and 1 bolt from the ventilation pipe.
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  9. Remove the ventilation pipe and gasket.
  10.  
  11. Remove the 9 bolts, wire harness protector, cylinder head cover and gasket.
  12.  
  13. Remove the O-ring from the cylinder head cover.
  14.  

To install:


NOTE
Use a new cylinder head cover gasket and new seal washers whenever the cylinder head cover replacement procedure is performed.

  1. Ensure that the new gasket and the new seal washers are correctly positioned during the cylinder head cover installation.
  2.  
  3. Install the new cylinder head cover gasket to the cylinder head cover.
  4.  
  5. Install a new O-ring to the cylinder head cover.
  6.  
  7. Install the cylinder head cover and the wire harness protector to the cylinder head. Secure the cover using 9 bolts. Tighten the cylinder head cover bolts to 7 ft. lbs. (10 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Install a new ventilation pipe gasket. Secure the ventilation pipe to cylinder head with the 2 nuts and 1 bolt. Tighten the ventilation pipe nuts to 7 ft. lbs. (10 Nm). Tighten the ventilation pipe bolt to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Connect the two PCV hoses to the cylinder head cover.
  12.  
  13. Install the ignition coils.
  14.  
  15. Install the engine cover.
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