15-l 1. LEFT ROCKER ARM COVER REPLACEMENT
This task covers:
General mechanics tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
Valve cover gasket (Appendix G, Item 971
RTV sealant (Appendix C, Item 74)
l Fuel injection lines removed (para. 16-4).
l Left fuel injection lines bracket removed
In some cases, flanged-head fasteners may be present instead of
standard fasteners and washers. In all cases, washers should be used
when replacing a flanged-head fastener with a standard fastener.
Remove nut (2), washer (11, clamp (8), and fuel drain-back tube (9) from rocker arm cover stud (3).
Remove a combination of five capscrews (51, three studs (31, eight washers (61, and rocker arm
cover (4) from cylinder head (7).
. When applying RTV sealant, keep sealant out of capscrew
During installation, RTV sealant or new gasket is approved.
If applying RTV sealant, perform step 1.
If installing new gasket, RTV sealant may be applied with the
gasket, but is not required.
Apply a .06 in. (1.5 mm) bead of RTV sealant around rocker arm cover (4) sealing surface.
Install rocker arm cover (4) on cylinder head (71 with eight washers (61, five capscrews (51, and three
studs (3), following assembly diagram.
Tighten capscrews (5) and studs (3) to 15-25 lb-R (20-34 Nem).
Install fuel drain-back tube (9) and clamp (8) on stud (31 with washer (1) and nut (2).