I 15 12. RIGHT ROCKER ARM COVER REPLACEMENT
This task covers:
General mechanics tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
l Engine access cover removed (para. 10-22).
l Fuel injection lines removed (para. 16-4).
l Right fuel injection lines bracket removed
Valve cover gasket
G, Item 97)
l CDR valve and bracket removed (para. 3-9).
RTV sealant (Appendix C, Item 74)
l Heater outlet/inlet piping removed (para. 10-71).
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 capscrew (10) and transmission oil dipstick tube (11) from cylinder head (9).
Remove nut (41, washer (5), clamp (31, and fuel drain-back tube (8) from rocker arm cover stud (7).
Remove capscrew (2), seven studs (71, eight washers (11, and rocker arm cover (6) from cylinder
l When applying RTV sealant, keep sealant out of capscrew holes.
l During installation, RTV sealant or new gasket is approved.
l If applying RTV sealant, perform step 1.
l If installing new gasket, RTV sealant may be applied with the
gasket, but is not required.
1. Apply a 0.06 in. (1.5 mm) bead of RTV sealant around rocker arm cover (6) sealing surface.
Install rocker arm cover (6) on cylinder head (9) with eight washers (11, capscrew (2), and seven
studs (71, following assembly diagram.
Tighten capscrew (2) and studs (7) to 15-25 lb-ft (20-34 N-m).
Install fuel drain-back tube (8) and clamp (3) on stud (7) with washer (5) and nut (4).
Install transmission oil dipstick tube (111 on cylinder head (9) with capscrew (10). Tighten cap-
screw (10) to 25-37 lb-ft (34-50 N-m).