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How do I not bend the valves when putting the rocker arms back on

Have oil I. Spark plug wells, will remove crank case and replace o rings don't won't to bend valves when putting rocker arm back on

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Get the crank and cam timing set before you put the rocker arms on.

Posted on Apr 01, 2014

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SOURCE: what is the rocker arm torque (ft/lbs.) for a 1995

OK here you go. there are three different engine codes for that model and engine size. first is the D15Z1. This one is 14ft.lbs. Then you have D15B7 and D15B8 these two are the same at 16ft.lbs.

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

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SOURCE: 95 Civic with D15B7 1.5 16 valve engine

tap them lighty on each side with a small hammer and take two phillips screwdrivers and put them into the two bolt holes on each cap squeeze the two screwdrivers together and pull back and forth and side to side, also make sure you have all the bolts out of the caps before proceding with this there are little dowels under each cap that center them they are stuck at the bottom you may also try a very fine flat screwdriver to pry up on the caps on the bottom you could carefully tap it in under the cap with a small hammer, please rate -jeff

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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SOURCE: P 2647"A" Rocker Arm Actuator

Your going to need a air pressure regulator or better yet if the ECM found fault price it and replace it

  1. Start the engine, and let it run for 5 minutes, then turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0).
  2. Remove the cylinder head cover.
  3. Set the No. 1 piston at top dead center (TDC).
  4. Move the intake secondary rocker arm A for the No. 1 cylinder. The secondary rocker arm A should move independently of the secondary rocker arm B.
    1. If the intake secondary rocker arm A moves freely, go to step 5.
    2. If the intake secondary rocker arm A does not move, remove the secondary rocker arms as an assembly, then check that the pistons in the secondary rocker arms move smoothly. If any rocker arm needs replacing, replace the secondary rocker arms as an assembly, then retest.
    3. Repeat step 4 on the remaining intake secondary rocker arms with each piston at TDC. When all the secondary rocker arms pass the test, go to step 6.
    4. Check that the air pressure on the shop air compressor gauge indicates over 400 kPa (4.0 kgf/cm2, 57 psi).
    5. Inspect the valve clearance.
    6. Install a 10 x 1.0 mm adapter to the inspection hole, then connect the air pressure regulator
  5. With the specified air pressure applied, move the intake secondary rocker arm A for the No. 1 cylinder. The secondary rocker arm A and secondary rocker arm B should move together. If the intake secondary rocker arm A does not move, remove the secondary rocker arms as an assembly, and check that the pistons in the secondary rocker arms move smoothly. If any rocker arm needs replacing, replace the secondary rocker arms as an assembly, then retest.
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Posted on Aug 23, 2011

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SOURCE: there was a water contamination on the rocker arm and top of the rocker arm cover. But the oil on the crankcase has no water contamination does this mean i need to chnge my cylinder head. Please advis

Usually if there is water or moisture in the valve cover but not in the crankcase, you have a venting problem (PCV) or the engine is not warming up to operating temp.

Posted on Jul 30, 2012

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SOURCE: wrecked and broke rocker arm on my HONDA CIVIC

first for some clarification .1. it is not a rocker arm it is a control arm,or another name is (A arm)because it is usualy shaped like the letter A.. 2.a rocker arm is in the top of the head on the motor. 3. DO NOT TRY TO BEND OR HEAT AND BEND IT BACK IN PLACE. you are asking for a early death bed...... BBBUUUUTTTT you can go to your local parts house and order one for around 150-200 bucks. or go to your local salvage yard for about 50-75 dollars.

Posted on Aug 20, 2012

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