Volkswagen Touareg 2004-06

Rocker Arms & Shafts

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Removal & Installation



3.2L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the camshafts.

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    Fig. Rocker lever (1) and support element (2)-3.2L engines

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  5. Remove roller rocker lever together with support elements and place on a clean surface.
    NOTE
    Ensure the roller rocker levers and the support elements are not interchanged. Number them as you remove them.

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  7. Installation is the reverse of removal. Be sure to fully seat the rocker levers in the support elements.
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4.2L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the engine from the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the camshafts and camshaft adjusters from the cylinder head.
  6.  
  7. Mark the position of the roller rocker levers and roller rocker lever shafts to aid with installation.
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  9. Remove the bolts from the end of the rocker shaft.

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    Fig. Remove the bolts from the end of the rocker shaft (arrows)-4.2L engines

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  11. Thread a M6 bolt into the holes of the rocker shafts, then pull the shafts out of the cylinder head.
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  13. Remove the rockers from the head.
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To install:


NOTE
Always replace the O-rings of the rocker shaft when installing it.

  1. Oil the bearing areas of the roller rocker levers. Slide the shaft into the head and rocker levers.
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  3. Tighten the bolts of the rocker shaft to 7 ft. lbs. (10 Nm).
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  5. The remaining installation is the reverse of removal.
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