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On # 2 cylinder the front rocker arm does not stay on .

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Use red lock-tight( you can get at auto-zone,napa,ect) and the nut holding rocker arm will not come back off!!

Posted on Sep 28, 2010

  • fire129 Sep 28, 2010

    There is no nut holding it ,its a 1999 4.7 ohc

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chapter 9 page 27
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INSPECTION
Inspect the pivot surface area of each rocker arm.
Replace any that are scuffed, pitted, cracked or
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Inspect the valve stem tip contact surface of each
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NOTE: This procedure can be done with the engine
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(3) Loosely install the capscrews through each
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bridge. Tighten the capscrews to 28 N·m (21 ft. lbs.)
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(5) Install the engine cylinder head cover (Refer to
9 - ENGINE/CYLINDER HEAD/CYLINDER HEAD
COVER(S) - INSTALLATION).

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  5. Remove the exhaust crossover pipe heat shield and crossover pipe.
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  21. Install the lower intake manifold and upper intake plenum.
  22. Install the rocker arm (valve) covers.
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  24. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  27. Carefully lower the vehicle.
  28. Connect the Oxygen (O2) sensor wiring.
  29. Install the exhaust crossover pipe and heat shield.
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  31. Install the top half of the air cleaner assembly and the throttle body air inlet duct.
  32. Connect negative battery cable.
  33. Start vehicle and verify that there are no leaks.
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E-I-I-E-I-E (right bank-front-to-rear) E-I-E-I-I-E (left bank-front-to-rear)

  1. With the engine on the compression stroke, adjust the exhaust valves of cylinders No. 1, 5 & 6 and the intake valves of cylinders No. 1, 2 & 3 by performing the following procedures:
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    3. When the play has disappeared, turn the adjusting nut inward 1 3 / 4 additional turns.

  2. Rotate the crankshaft one complete revolution and align the mark on the damper pulley with the 0? mark on the timing plate; the engine is now positioned on the No. 4 firing position. This time the No. 4 cylinder valves remain closed as the timing mark approaches the scale. Adjust the exhaust valves of cylinders No. 2, 3 & 4 and the intake valves of cylinders No. 4, 5 & 6, by performing the following procedures:
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