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Bought an older 93' forrunner and its said to have a loose valve...? My experience is little and need some help delving into fixing this... do i just start taking it all apart so that i can get the top of the engine head off? then what do i look for? Ive never actually seen the inside of an i need to order shims for adjusting the valve? and how will i iknow if my timing chain in inbalanced? or should i just do it since im in that deep already? will i need any "special tools" for this ?

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    toneman2121 May 29, 2010

    buy a repair manual


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First thing go buy a repair manual, valves dont come loose they fall into the engine usaully when the engine is running (not good plenty damage) it may just need the valve clearences adjusred if they are not hydraulic . so dont pull anything apart untill you get it diagnosed or you will waste plenty bucks

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