15-9. HYDRAULIC VALVE LIFTER REPLACEMENT
This task covers:
General mechanics tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
Hydraulic valve lifter remover
(Appendix B, Item 231
Left or right cylinder head removed
(para. 15-4 or 15-51.
General Safety Instructions
Diesel fuel is flammable. Do not perform this
procedure near fire, flames, or sparks.
Lubricating oil (Appendix C, Item 44)
Remove capscrew (11, guide plate clamp (21, and guide plate(s) (3) from cylinder block (51.
Tag lifters for installation if more than one lifter is being removed.
Using hydraulic valve lifter remover, remove valve lifter(s) (4) from cylinder block (5).
Diesel fuel is flammable. Do not perform this procedure near fire,
flames, or sparks. Severe injury or death may result.
Prime lifter(s) (4) by submerging in clean diesel fuel or kerosene and working plunger (71 up and
down on pushrod (6).
Apply lubricating oil to lifter(s) (41.
Install lifter(s) (4) into cylinder block (5).
Install guide plate(s) (3) on lifter(s) (4).
Install guide plate clamp (2) on cylinder block (5) with capscrew (1). Tighten capscrew (I) to
15-20 lb-ft (20-27 Nom).