4-112. ROCKER ARM COVER REPLACEMENT. (Continued)
Remove rocker cover bolts (1).
Do not pry on the rocker arm cover when
removing as damage to the sealing
surfaces may result.
Remove rocker arm cover (2).
Cleaning solvent, Appendix D, Item 44, is
both toxic and flammable. Keep off skin.
Use only in a well-ventilated area and
avoid prolonged breathing of vapors.
Keep away from open flame.
The sealer must be wet to the touch when
Clean oil and grease from the sealing
the bolts are torqued.
surfaces on the rocker arm cover and
cylinder head using a suitable solvent
Apply a 3/16 inch (5 mm) bead of sealant
(Appendix D, Item 44). Make certain that
(Appendix D, Item 37) to the cylinder head (3)
all old loose RTV sealant has been
inboard of the bolt holes.
removed from the rocker arm cover and
Before installation, be
Install the rocker arm cover (2) with the bolts
sure that all rocker arm sealing flanges
(1) and torque to 16 ft-lbs (22 N-m).
are smooth and distortion or damage free.
Install the wiring harness bracket.
Install the wiring harness to the wiring harness
Do not allow RTV Sealant (Appendix D,
Install fuel injection lines (paragraph 4-92).
Item 37) into the rocker arm cover bolt
holes. This may cause a "Hydraulic Lock"
Install intake manifold (paragraph 4-110).
condition when the bolts are tightened,
damaging the cylinder head casting.
Reconnect the battery cables.