Valve Clearance Inspection
Refer to the Valve Clearance Inspection in the Periodic
Remove the cylinder head (see Cylinder Head Removal).
Remove the valve lifter and shim.
Mark and record the valve lifter and shim locations so they
can be installed in their original positions.
Using the valve spring compressor assembly, remove the
Special Tools - Valve
Adapter, 24: 57001–1586 [B]
Do not lap the exhaust valve to the exhaust valve
seat, using the grinding compound. It will come off
oxide film treated surface of the valve.
Replace the oil seal with a new one.
Apply a thin coat of molybdenum disulfide grease to the
valve stem before valve installation.
Install the springs so that the closed coil end faces down-
Valve Stem [A]
Oil Seal [B]
Spring Seat [C]
Closed Coil End [D]
Valve Spring [E]:
EX – Purple Paint
IN – Green Paint
Split Keepers [G]
Valve Guide Removal
Valve (see Valve Removal)
Heat the area around the valve guide to 120 ∼ 150°C (248
∼ 302°F), and hammer lightly on the valve guide arbor [A]
to remove the guide from the top of the head.
Do not heat the cylinder head with a torch. This will
warp the cylinder head. Soak the cylinder head in
oil and heat the oil.
Special Tool - Valve Guide Arbor, 4.5: 57001–1331
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