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Removal of valve cover

What size socket do I need to remove the big nuts holding down the valve cover on a1996 Toyota Camry 4 cylinder 2.2 engine? Need to replace the gasket.

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30 millimeter socket

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    30 millimeter socket

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Need to remove valve cover on 2000 Camry Toyota


For the four cylinder engine:

  1. Remove and label all electrical wiring, connectors and vacuum hoses necessary to gain removal clearance.
  2. Remove the spark plug wires. Disconnect the PCV hose.
  3. Remove the four nuts and grommets located on top of the cylinder head cover.
  1. Remove the cylinder head cover and the cover gasket from the cylinder head.
  2. Discard the gasket and replace with a new one.
To install:
  1. With a wire brush or gasket scraper, remove all the old gasket material from the cylinder head and the cylinder head cover gasket surfaces.
  2. When the cylinder head surfaces are free and clean, apply beads of sealant to the cylinder head in the locations shown in the accompanying illustrations.
  3. Install the new cylinder head gasket in the cover. Make sure that the gasket seats evenly.
  4. Place the cylinder head cover with the gasket onto the cylinder head.
  5. Install the four grommets and nuts. Uniformly tighten the nuts in several passes to 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm).
  6. Connect the PCV hose. Connect all removed vacuum hoses, connectors and electrical wiring. Connect the negative battery cable.
  7. Start the engine and inspect for oil leaks.
  8. Repair any leaks as necessary.
For the V-6 (3.0L) engine:
  1. Drain and recycle the engine coolant.
  2. Disconnect the radiator inlet hose.
  3. Disconnect the throttle and accelerator cables.
  4. Remove the air cleaner cap assembly.
  5. Remove the V-bank cover. Use a hexagon wrench to loosen the nuts.
  6. Label and remove all emission control valve hoses. Disconnect any wiring interfering with the valve cover removal.
  7. Remove the air intake chamber. This will gain you access to the back valve cover.
  8. Disconnect the engine wire from the left hand side, No. 3 timing belt cover, rear side and right hand side. Most of the wiring is secured by nuts and or bolts to the body of the vehicle.
  9. Remove the ignition coils, make sure the place them in order on a table so not to mix them up.
  10. Remove the 8 bolts retaining the valve covers and gasket.
  11. Clean the mating area of the valve cover and cylinder heads well. If necessary, scrape any left gasket from either surface.
  12. Apply seal packing to the cylinder heads and place new gaskets into position.
  13. Attach the valve covers. Uniformly tighten the bolts in several passes to 69 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
  14. Install the spark plugs in their proper locations, then place the ignition coils into place and secure.
  15. Attach all engine wiring be sure to secure each harness properly.
  16. Install the air intake chamber. Refer to Fuel System .
  17. Attach all emission hoses and wiring.
  18. Attach the V-bank cover.

Apr 15, 2014 | 2000 Toyota Camry

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Re-sealing timing belt cover 2007 Camry


wow no engine stated, post engine size.
depends if mechanic is size of squirrel or a gorilla.
huh?
why not longin to alldata. com and read the page on timing belt changeout.
you can goggle this, 1000s of hits, why not ?

there are serious costs to do service on most FWD cars.
next time buy a RWD car. far easier to fix.
FWD is cheaper to make, (pull rad, fix, put back Rad)
there are 3 engines. ill roll the dice, and log in to alldata.
and see. 37steps out and 37 steps in,
about
not one word, TO pull engine, 2AZ-FE CHAIN
THE 2GR-fe ENGINE IS CHAIN TO.
see step 29, your posted ITEM>!!
PASTED, 2gr CAM BELT SECTIONS;
  • 2007 TOYOTA Camry HV

1. REMOVE LUGGAGE TRIM SERVICE HOLE COVER
2. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL
3. REMOVE NO. 1 ENGINE COVER SUB-ASSEMBLY
4. REMOVE FRONT WHEEL RH
5. REMOVE ENGINE UNDER COVER LH
6. REMOVE ENGINE UNDER COVER RH
7. REMOVE FRONT FENDER APRON SEAL RH
8. DRAIN ENGINE OIL


10. REMOVE NO. 2 ENGINE MOUNTING STAY RH
11. REMOVE ENGINE MOVING CONTROL ROD SUB-ASSEMBLY
12. REMOVE NO. 2 ENGINE MOUNTING BRACKET RH
13. REMOVE V-RIBBED BELT TENSIONER COVER SUB-ASSEMBLY
21. SET NO. 1 CYLINDER TO TDC/COMPRESSION
22. REMOVE CRANKSHAFT PULLEY
23. REMOVE CRANK POSITION SENSOR
24. REMOVE OIL PAN SUB-ASSEMBLY
Remove the 12 bolts and 2 nuts.
Insert the blade of SST between the crankcase and oil pan. Cut through the sealer and remove the oil pan.

25. REMOVE NO. 1 CHAIN TENSIONER ASSEMBLY
Remove the 2 nuts, tensioner and gasket.

Do not turn the crankshaft without the chain tensioner.
26. INSTALL ENGINE HANGERS
Install the No. 1 engine hanger and No. 2 engine hanger with the bolts as shown in the illustration.
  • Attach the sling device to the engine hangers and chain block.
27. REMOVE ENGINE MOUNTING INSULATOR
Attach the engine chain hoist to the engine hangers.
  • Do not attempt to hang the engine by hooking the chain to any other part.
  • Remove the bolt and disconnect the engine mounting insulator FR.
  • Remove the 4 nuts from the engine mounting insulator RH.

  • Raise the engine and remove the engine mounting insulator RH.
28. REMOVE ENGINE MOUNTING BRACKET RH
Remove the 3 bolts and engine mounting bracket RH.
29. REMOVE TIMING CHAIN COVER SUB-ASSEMBLY
30. REMOVE TIMING CHAIN CASE OIL SEAL
31. REMOVE NO. 1 CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR PLATE
Remove the crankshaft position sensor plate.
AND SO ON,,,, end. quote.

AS YOU CAN SEE ITS NOT A MOTOR PULL BUT IS UNMOUNTED
AND FLOATED,

Now begs the question, which is less work. the above, or just pull the engine, and work sitting down. easy work and higher quality
may that depends on the person and his/her size.

Jan 08, 2014 | Toyota Camry Cars & Trucks

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How to remove brake booster on 1999 Toyota Camry


The following steps will help you to replace a Toyota Camry brake booster :
1 With the engine off, step on the brake pedal several times to relieve the brake booster of vacuum.
2 Press the brake pedal down and start the engine. Verify that the brake pedal sinks slightly. Turn off engine.
3 Remove the vacuum hose from the brake booster.
4 Remove the brake lines from the master cylinder. Remove the master cylinder from the brake booster. Plug the fittings to prevent brake fluid seepage.
5 Disconnect the brake pedal from the push rod.
6 Have an assistant hold the brake booster from inside the engine compartment. Remove the nuts that hold the brake booster to the firewall. These nuts are usually located under the dash on the interior of the firewall.
7 Remove the brake booster.
8 Install the new brake booster to the firewall. Tighten the mounting nuts.
9 Connect the push rod to the brake pedal.
10 Connect the vacuum hose to the brake booster.
11 Attach the master cylinder to the new brake booster and reconnect the brake lines.
.12 Bleed the brakes at the master cylinder.

Oct 04, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

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How do i take the valve cover off of a 88 toyota camry


  • Remove the spark plug wires (write down and mark where each go).
  • Grab a 30mm socket and remove them big nuts on top of the valve cover.
  • Now the valve cover will pull up.
  • I recommend replacing the spark plug tubes and the valve cover gasket at the same time. The two are sold as a kit if you so choose to buy one.

  • If you have any comments please feel free to leave them here.
  • Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa.


Regards,Tony

Oct 09, 2011 | 1988 Toyota Camry

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How to fix a front leaky oil seal in a 1995 Toyota Camry LE


Three seals to check. easiest is the valve cover seal. Number and remove the 4 wires going into your spark plugs. remove 4 nuts holding the cover and replace seal.
Next easiest is the distributor O-ring. Remove air filter assembly remove the distributor cap, then the distributor. With the valve cover still off, loosen the 2 bolts that clamp the distributor down. Remove the 2 terminal leads going into the distributor (4 wire terminal/2 wire terminal) Mark the case of the distributor and the case of the head with one line so you can line it back up on reinstallation. remove the 3 bolts holding the distributor down. Replace O-ring. replace distributor, align, tighten the 2 bolts, then tighten the 3 bolts. replace terminal wiring and cap. replace air filter assembly. Replace valve cover with new gasket. Place spark plug wires back into their proper places. The last one is the oil pan gasket. Drain all oil and remove all blots holding the pan. drop the pan and replace the gasket. Put it all back into place. Do not over tighten the pan bolts as this will cause the gasket to deform, making it leak again.

Nov 22, 2010 | 1995 Toyota Camry

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How do you remove toyota timeing chain


Timing Chain and Gears Removal & Installation To Remove:
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Except XRS toy_car_18_eng_cmpnts+oil_pmp_loc_1zz-fe_xp.gif

XRS toy_car_18_eng_cmpnts+oil_pmp_loc_2zz-ge_xp.gif

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2. Drain cooling system.
  3. Remove the upper front fender apron insulator.
  4. Remove the upper radiator support insulator.
  5. Remove the right front wheel and tire assembly.
  6. Remove the right lower splash shield.
  7. Remove the drive belt and alternator.
  8. Remove the air switching valve (XRS)
  9. Remove the power steering oil pressure switch connector.
  10. Remove the 2 power steering mounting nuts and through bolts. Remove the steering pump from the engine. Secure the steering pump to the cowl toy_car_15_wood_block_on_jack.gif

  11. Raise and support the engine with floor a jack. toy_car_18_eng_rh_mntng_inslt_blts.gif

  12. Remove the right engine mount. toy_car_18_eng_cylndr_hd_cvr_blts.gif

  13. Remove the 2 nuts, 2 clips and the cylinder head shield (except XRS).
  14. Remove the 4 ignition coils.
  15. Remove the 2 ventilation hoses from the cylinder head valve cover.
  16. Remove the 9 bolts, 2 seal washers, 2 nuts, cylinder head cover and gasket (except XRS). XRS toy_car_18_eng_cylndr_hd_cvr_blts_2zz-g.gif

  17. Remove the 4 bolts and the cylinder head shield (XRS).
  18. Remove the 2 nuts, bolt and remove the ventilation hose from the ventilation pipe (XRS). XRS toy_car_18_eng_cylndr_hd_cvr_ventl_hs-pp.gif

  19. Remove the Ventilation pipe and gasket (XRS).
  20. Remove the 9 bolts, wire harness protector. Remove the cylinder head cover and gasket (XRS).
  21. Remove the O-ring from the cylinder head cover (XRS)
  22. Turn the crankshaft pulley and align its groove with timing mark "0" on the timing chain cover. toy_car_18_eng_tmng_mark.gif

  23. Ensure that the marks on the camshaft timing sprockets are in straight line on the timing chain cover surface as shown. toy_car_18_eng_tmng_point_marks.gif

  24. If not turn the crankshaft 1 revolution (360°) and align the marks as above.
  25. Remove the crankshaft pulley toy_car_18_eng_rmv_crnk_sft_pos_snsr_blts.gif

  26. Remove the 2 mounting bolts and remove the crankshaft position sensor.
  27. Remove the mounting bolt, nut and the drive belt tensioner.
  28. Remove the right engine mount bracket.
  29. Remove the front exhaust pipe (XRS).
  30. Remove the Exhaust manifold brace (XRS).
  31. Remove the Exhaust manifold (XRS) toy_car_18_eng_tmng_chn_tnsnr_blts.gif

  32. Remove the 2 mounting nuts and remove the chain tensioner.
  33. Remove the water pump. Except XRS toy_car_18_eng_tmng_chn_cvr_blts_1zz-fe.gif

    XRS toy_car_18_eng_tmng_chn_cvr_blts_2zz-ge.gif

  34. Remove the 11 mounting bolts and nut (except XRS).
  35. Remove the 12 bolts (XRS).
  36. Remove the stud bolt.
  37. Remove the timing chain cover and 2 gaskets.
  38. Remove the crank sensor plate.
  39. Remove the timing chain tensioner slipper mounting bolt. Remove the tensioner slipper. toy_car_18_eng_tmng_chn_sprkt.gif

    Note: If the crankshaft timing sprocket cannot be removed by hand, use 2 screwdrivers. Position shop rags as shown to prevent damage.
  40. Remove the timing chain and crankshaft timing sprocket.
  41. Remove the 2 chain vibration damper mounting bolts. Remove the vibration damper toy_car_18_eng_tmng_cntrl_assy.gif

  42. Hold the camshaft hexagonal section with a wrench. Remove the sprocket mounting bolt.
  43. Remove the valve timing controller assembly and timing sprocket.
Note: Be careful not to damage the cylinder head and valve lifter with the wrench.
Do not disassemble the valve timing controller assembly.

Oct 19, 2010 | 2005 Toyota Corolla

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How to remove valve cover to replace valve cover gasket


REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

1C-LTC and 2CL-TC Engines
(see Figures 1 and 2)
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove and label all electrical wiring, connectors and vacuum hoses necessary to gain removal clearance.
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Fig. 1: Loosen and remove the cylinder head cover retaining nuts
  1. Disconnect the PCV hose.
  2. Remove the six nuts and seal washers from the cylinder head cover. Loosen them in a crisscross pattern.
  3. Remove the cylinder head cover and the cover gasket from the cylinder head. Discard the gasket and replace with a new one.

To install:
  1. With a wire brush or gasket scraper, remove all the old gasket material from the cylinder head and the cylinder head cover gasket surfaces.
  2. When the cylinder head surfaces are free and clean, apply beads of sealant to the cylinder head in the locations shown in the accompanying illustration.
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Fig. 2: Be sure to apply sealant on the cylinder head prior to cover installation
  1. Install the new gasket in the cover. Make sure that the gasket seats evenly.
  2. Place the cover with the gasket onto the cylinder head.
  3. Install the six nuts and seal washers. Tighten the nuts to 65 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
  4. Connect the PCV hose. Connect all removed vacuum hoses, connectors and electrical wiring. Connect the negative battery cable.
  5. Start the engine and inspect for oil leaks. Repair any leaks as necessary.

Hope this help (remember comment and rated this).

Apr 16, 2010 | 1990 Toyota Camry

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Removing valve cover toyota camry


You need to pull the plug wires up and out of their tubes. They can get stuck so twist them left and right to help loosen them first. The plugs are in the tubes. Use a 5/8 plug socket to remove them. Around the tubes you will see large flat nuts. You will need to remove all 4 of these. Also on the top timing belt cover there are 2 10mm head bolts you will need to back out at least 1/2 way for 2 reasons. 1 to free up the wire harness that crosses there and the bolts extend over the valve cover blocking its removal. Then with a screwdriver pry up the metal washers and rubber seals that were under the large flat nuts. The pcv valve needs to be pried out of the valve cover in the center and then the cover will come off.
Reverse to install.

Mar 21, 2009 | 1994 Toyota Camry

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