HYDRAULIC LIFTER MAINTENANCE. (Continued)
a. Remove guide clamps (1) and guide plates (2).
b. Remove hydraulic lifters through the access hole in the cylinder head using the hydraulic lifter remover and a
a. Check hydraulic lifter body for scuffing and scoring; Replace the lifter if wear or damage is evident.
b. Check the roller for looseness and excessive play, missing or broken needle bearings; replace if necessary.
New hydraulic lifters must be primed before installation. Damage to the lifters may result if dry when
the engine is started. Prime new lifters by working lifter plunger while submerged in clean kerosene
or diesel fuel.
a. Coat the lifter roller and bearings with lubricant (Appendix D, Item 22).
b. Install filers into their original positions in the cylinder block using a rigid mechanics wire or welding rod for
fabricating a device to facilitate installation.
c. Install valve lifter guide plates (1).
d. Install guide plate clamps (2) with clamp bolt and torque to 18 ft-lbs (26 N-m).
e. Install rocker arms (paragraph 6-5).
f. Install rocker arm cove (paragraph 4-112).
VALVE, STEM SEALS, AND SPRING MAINTENANCE.
This task covers:
Rocker Arm Cover Removed
General Mechanics Tool Kit
Rocker Arm, Shaft and Push
Hydraulic Lifters Removed
Air Line Adapter (J-29666)
Valve Spring Compressor (J-26513)
General Safety Instructions
Transmission in (N) neutral.
Valve Seal (3835333)
Parking brake and micro-brakelock set.
Grease (Appendix D, Item 15)