15-8. ROCKER ARM SHAFTS AND PUSHRODS REPLACEMENT
This task covers:
Left or right rocker arm cover removed
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
(para. 15-11 or 15-12).
Remove four capscrews (2) and retainers (3) from two arm rocker shaft assemblies (4) and cylinder
Tag rocker arm shaft assemblies for assembly.
Remove two rocker arm shaft assemblies (4) from cylinder head (5).
Tops of pushrods are hardened and must be tagged for assembly.
Remove eight pushrods (I) from cylinder head (5).
Marked ends of pushrods must point up when installed or engine
damage may result.
Install eight pushrods (1) in cylinder head (5) in proper location with marked ends of pushrods (1)
up. Ensure pushrods (1) properly seat in lifters.
Install two rocker arm shaR assemblies (4) on cylinder head (5). Ensure pushrods (1)
properly seat in rocker arms (4).
Secure rocker arm shaft assemblies (4) with four retainers (3) and capscrews (2).
Tighten capscrews (2) to 41 lb-R (56 N-m).
FOLLOW-ON TASK: Install left or right rocker arm cover (para. 15-11 or 15-12).