Tie-Rod, Rocker Arm
Tie-Rod and Rocker Arm Bearing Installation
Replace the needle bearing [A] and oil seals with new
Apply plenty of grease to the lips of the oil seals.
Install the needle bearings and oil seals position as shown
in the figure.
Screw the needle bearing driver into the driver holder.
Insert the needle bearing driver into the needle bearing
and press the needle bearing.
7.5 mm (0.30 in.) [B]
For a bearing of inner diameter 17, select the pressing
side of the needle bearing driver according to its press-
Special Tools - Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129
Needle Bearing Driver,
Install the needle bearings so that the marked side
Rocker Arm/Tie-Rod Bearing, Sleeve Inspection
Do not remove the bearings for inspection. Re-
moval may damage them.
Visually inspect the rocker arm, or tie-rod sleeves [A] and
needle bearings [B].
The rollers in a needle bearing normally wear very little,
and wear is difficult to measure. Instead of measuring,
inspect the bearing for abrasion, color change, or other
If there is any doubt as to the condition of any of the nee-
dle bearings or sleeve, replace the sleeve and needle
bearings as a set.
Rocker Arm/Tie-Rod Bearing Lubrication
Since the bearings are packed with grease, lubrication
is not required.