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Need to adjust the valves on a 3.1 oldsmobile ciera.There is no mark on harmonic balancer.

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There does not need to be marks on a harmonic balancer to adjust valves
when a piston is on tdc the valves will be either completely closed or in the valve rock position
when adjusting valve clearence you will need to know the firing order because when no 1 piston is ready to fire , then the next piston to fire will be in the valve rock position
for example if no1 piston of a 6 cylinder ( firing order 153642) is at tdc firing both valves will be closed and so the valves of no5 piston will be rocking so that will be the nect piston valves to adjust and after that no3 piston valves will rock so you do no 5 valves and so on
a workshop manual will explain it all to you

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Valves are self adjusting. Coolant in the oil from bad intake gaskets will ruin the lifters. Replace the lifters. Watch out! Two different length pushrods. Don't mix them up. You will bend a valve.

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