6-5. ROCKER ARM, SHAFT AND PUSH ROD MAINTENANCE. (Continued)
d. Remove pushrods (3).
e. Insert a screw river into the rocker arm shaft
bore and break off the end of the nylon rocker
f. Remove the rocker arm retainers (4) with pliers.
g. Remove the cotter pin (5) from the shaft and
slide the rocker arms off the shaft.
Check rocker arm assembly and push rods for
damage and excessive wear. Replace if damage
a. Slide the rocker arms onto the rocker arm shaft
d. Install the rocker' arm shaft assembly (2)
and install a new cotter pin (5).
making sure the ball ends of the push rods seat
in the rocker arms.
b. Center the rocker arms on the corresponding
holes in the rocker arm shaft and install new
retainers (4) using a drift of at least 1/2 inch (13
Improper installation of the rocker arm
shaft bolts may cause rocker arm shaft
breakage and/ or piston to valve
Push rods must be installed with the
marked or painted end up. Failure to do
e. Install rocker arm shaft bolts (1) by rotating the
so may result in damage or premature
engine until the mark on the torsional damper
aligns with the "0" mark on the timing tab.
c. Install push rods (3).