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Valve lash is the end of the rocker arm and the valve stem clearance between. When the engine is running, due to the thermal expansion and contraction, if there is no gap between the rocker arm and the valve stem, rocker arm swells, the top valve open, the impact of engine power and economy. Engine valve clearance will be different, usually when the car is cold, the intake valve 0.08-0.10MM, clearance exhaust valves 0.10-0.12MM Car Diagnostic Tool
Mar 3, 2004 - 15 posts - 6 authors
Does anybody know what is the valve clearance for inlet and outlet for this type of engine? ... Nissan Xterra Forum · Nissan Armada Forum · Nissan Frontier Forum ·Nissan Titan Forum ..... the head so they don't burn up, especially the exhaust valves.Tight exhaust valves are the #1 reason they burn up.
With a special tool called a feeler gauge remove the valve covers and one by one bring the cylinders up to top dead center (both valves are fully closed at this point) adjust to factory spec. All adjustments are done cold. If engine is very high miles reduce the clearances in specs by slight amount (.002") to the tight side to account for wear in the valve train parts.
I have Toyota Corolla EE80 2E engine with 12 valves. I recently top overhaul but the engine is not running in perfect condition. The engine rpm goes up and down (engine shaky). I set the rpm around 1200, if i set it lower than that the engine will stop. I check the engine timing with both the cam and crank on the correct mark. Sounds like the carburetor failure but i had service it but still the same. If i turn the distributor to the right (******) the engine rpm drop, than i turn it to the left (advance) but the rpm drop too, as i know the engine rpm should raise high and could hear the pinking sound from the valves if the the engine accelerate. For your info, i bought the cylinder head from someone who previously general overhaul his engine about 6 months ago. He dismantle his engine because of con rod problem. I just fix the cylinder head to my engine without grinding and adjusting the valves because it had been grind and adjusted 6 months ago. I check the spark plugs but look all black. I pull the plug cable one by one during the running it sounds all ok. Now i wonder what is actually wrong with the engine? Do i need to adjust the valve clearance too? What is the valve clearance for both exhaust and inlet, hot and cold? If i do the valve adjustment and yet still the problem, what is next?
i do not know but give these websites a try www.alldatadiy.com and www.autozone.com if all fails stop by your local library and get your hands on a Haynes auto repair manual for your car wish you the best of luck Michigan Man.