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I'm not sure what the 3s is but most rocker covers have a few bolts in them and they might need to be bumped off, if you have stuff in the way, remove it, but take a note as to where it was, take fotos if you have to. Air horn, intake manifold, air filter box, spark plug wires, mark them with tape, whatever it takes. Some you need to remove the spark plugs, The plugs are deep in the well and you need to get the well off too to get the new gasket on there. Check it out, hope this helps.

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Ok so ik I'm posting allot haha but does anyone know where or how to adjust lifters just found out mine r just now needed adjustment in near mount Vernon WA or a price at least haha


In engines with rocker arm valve systems, the procedure I'm familiar with is to remove a rocker arm cover, and (one at a time!) while the engine is running, slowly back off the rocker arm retainer nut or bolt just until you hear the lifter tapping, then tighten it a quarter turn. If you can identify a lifter that is already tapping, tighten its rocker arm slowly until it stops tapping, then adjust it. Do not over-tighten! This can damage the engine.

Listen carefully to how the engine sounds; if it starts to stumble when you tighten a loose rocker arm, you've gone too far. If you cannot get the engine to run well without tapping, you may have too much wear in the valve train and may be due for a head overhaul, or you don't have adequate oil pressure in the lifters in question.
Repeat until all rocker arms are done. Replace the rocker arm cover using a new gasket, then (in a V-engine), repeat the procedure on the other side of the engine.

Wearing safety goggles, or better yet, a transparent face shield, is strongly recommended. Sometimes oil will squirt out a considerable distance from the lifter side of the rocker arm during adjustment, and the direction is not readily predictable.

Apr 03, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

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Engine number location


The FSM covers that page one, so I know you dont have the book
my favorite car btw.
so can help. which engine? learn first what is there exactly
my guess is it is a 3S-GTE
first google hit lands here. (amazing huh)
http://www.toyotanation.com/forum/20-mr2-forum/62348-mr2-3s-gte-engine-number.html

its below thermostat and if USA car, (you never stated this)
a tag

btw , did you know that countries dictate the rules for engine numbers. ours does, ours not only have serial number but a year
code that other countries dont have. (smog laws here)
so why not post your country. and WIN.
case in point, usa car with JDM block, bam, different.

Oct 30, 2014 | 1991 Toyota MR2

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Where is the location of the crank sensor on my Toyota Celica st202 2.0 16 v engine import model


short answer, there is NONE.

wow no year car stated. gen6 1993 to 1999?

what country, in USA, all car in 1996 , gained a crank sensor if not already there. this sensor was for making the OBD2 misfire monitor function correctly.



so, no country NO JOY? the 1millionth post with no country stated. and a very technical question, related to smog too.

but?

if the scan tool does not show a DTC error for it, it\'s not bad.

so why look?

which engine: of the 3

2.0 L 3S-FE I4,

2.0 L 3S-GE I4,

2.0 L 3S-GTE I4 turbo,



ill pretend (dumb huh) its a 1999, 3S-FE engine, with USA market codes on the body tag.



a fast look at alldata.com the 1993 has no such sensor , only the CMP cam sensor in the dizzy.



the 1996 car the 3S engine was dropped and 5A replaced

the ckp crank sensor on the 5A runs off the front of crank at front of engine, at the right side. of crank pulley



our looks like this.



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if i look at our, 3S engine, 1993 there is no such sensor.

sorry , none. that year

so why not post the symptoms and not chase phantoms.

Oct 03, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

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How to install rocker arms on a Pontiac grand am 2001 V-6


Hi there:

Rocker Arms & Pushrods


Removal & Installation

3.1L & 3.4L Engines
Left Side

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Drain the cooling system to a level below the coolant pipe on the front of the engine.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTEKeep the pushrods in order. Intake pushrods are 5 3 / 4 inches long and exhaust pushrods are 6 inches long.


    Negative battery cableSpark plug wiresHeater bypass pipePositive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve and hoseRocker arm cover


    Rocker arms and pushrods

To install:

  1. Lubricate all the valvetrain components with engine oil.
  2. Install or connect the following:

    Pushrods and the rocker arms. Torque the bolts to 24 ft. lbs. (32 Nm).Rocker arm cover using a new gasket. Torque the rocker cover bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).PCV valve and hoseHeater bypass pipe. Torque the screw at the water pump to 106 inch lbs. (12 Nm), the bolt at the cylinder head corner to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm) and the nut to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).Spark plug wiresNegative battery cable
  3. Refill the cooling system.
  4. Start the vehicle and verify no leaks.




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Right Side
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTEKeep the pushrods in order. Intake pushrods are 5 3 / 4 inches long and exhaust pushrods are 6 inches long.


    Negative battery cableAlternator bracket on 2005 modelsSpark plug wires from the spark plugs and the upper intake plenum wire retainerPower brake booster vacuum pipe from the intake plenumAccessory drive beltAlternator, if necessaryIgnition coil assembly and Evaporative Emissions (EVAP) canister purge solenoid as an assemblyRocker arm cover


    Rocker arms and pushrods

To install:

  1. Lubricate all the valvetrain components with engine oil.
  2. Install or connect the following:

    Pushrods and the rocker arms. Torque the bolts to 24 ft. lbs. (32 Nm) plus an additional 30 degree turn.Rocker arm cover using a new gasket. Torque the rocker cover bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).Ignition coil and EVAP solenoid assemblyAlternator, if removed. Torque the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).Accessory drive beltPower brake booster vacuum pipe to the plenumSpark plug wiresNegative battery cable
  3. Start the vehicle and verify no leaks.





Hope this helps.

Mar 04, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

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Valve clearance for mitsubishi L200


Take the rocker cover and the upper timing belt cover off.
Set No 1 Cylinder to TDC - use the markings on the cam spocket to get this - and confirm it's on the compression stroke by check both inlet and exhaust valves are closed and on the heel of the cam.
In this position, check rockers 1,2,4 and 5.
Take care with the feeler guage to make sure you're right under the pad under the adjuster screw properly and completely passing under it, not sticking part way.
Rotate the engine (crank shaft) 360 degrees. This should bring No 4 to TDC - confirm that both inlet and exhaust valves are closed and on the heel of the cam.
In this position, check rockers 3,6,7 and 8.

Clearance for Intake and Exhaust is 0.25mm at normal engine operating temp.

Don't forget to fit a new rocker cover gasket and half moon seal (use something like Hylomar to help make sure the half moon is sealed properly - usual suspect when rocker cover leaks at the back of the engine).

Jan 05, 2013 | Mitsubishi L200 Cars & Trucks

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What are the timing marks for a 1996 toyota camry, 2.2


2S-ELC, 3S-FE and 5S-FE Engines

When install,
align the crankshaft pulley set key with the pulley key groove. Install the pulley. Tighten the pulley bolt to 80 ft. lbs. (108 Nm).

On 2S-ELC engines, turn the crankshaft pulley and align the 0 mark on the lower (No. 1) timing belt cover.
Align the camshaft knock pin with the matchmarks on the oil seal retainer.

On 2S-ELC/USA engines, align the knock pin with the pin hole on the timing pulley E mark side. On 2S-ELC/Canadian engines, align the knock pin with the pin hole on the timing pulley.

On 3S-FE and 5S-FE engines, align the knock pin with the groove of the pulley, and slide the pulley onto the camshaft with the plate washer and set bolt.



Apr 29, 2011 | 1996 Toyota Camry

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I replaced the lifters in my 2000 galant 2.4 L and i need to know what to torque the rocker arm shafts to.


1.5 and 1.8 engines:
* Install the rocker arm and shaft assemblies. Tighten the rocker arm shaft retainer bolts to 23 ft. lbs. (32 Nm).

* Check valve adjustment and install the valve cover. Tighten the valve cover bolts to 16 inch lbs. (1.8 Nm) for the 1.5L engine or to 29 inch lbs. (3.3 Nm) for the 1.8L engine.



2.0 engine
* Lubricate the rocker shaft with clean engine oil and install the rockers and springs in their proper places.

* Install the rocker shaft assemblies on the engine. Tighten the bolts gradually and evenly to 21-25 ft. lbs. (29-35 Nm).



2.4 engine

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Fig. Rocker arm shafts and components-2.4L engine



* Fit the rocker shaft springs from above and position them so that they are at right angles to the plug side. Install the rocker springs before installing the exhaust side rocker shaft and rocker arm assembly.

* Install the exhaust side rocker shaft assembly in the engine. Tighten the rocker shaft mounting bolts gradually and evenly to 23 ft. lbs. (32 Nm).
* Remove the lash adjuster retaining tools.
* Install the rocker cover and tighten the mounting bolts to 30 inch lbs. (3 Nm).

* Reinstall the spark plug wires to the spark plugs.



Hope helps.

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I need rocker torque for 2003 pontiac with 3.1liter


Left side:

To install:
  1. Lubricate all the valvetrain components with engine oil.
  2. Install or connect the following:
    • Pushrods and the rocker arms and tighten the bolts to 14 ft. lbs. (19 Nm) plus 30 degrees
    • Rocker arm cover using a new gasket and tighten the rocker cover bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm)
    • PCV valve to the rocker arm cover
    • Coolant tube with the thermostat bypass hose and tighten the bolt to 98 inch lbs. (11 Nm) and the nut to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm)
    • AIR check valve pipe and torque the adapters to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm)
    • Engine mount strut and torque the bolt to 35 ft. lbs. (48 Nm)
    • Spark plug wires
    • Negative battery cable
Right side:

To install:
  1. Lubricate all the valve train components with engine oil.
  2. Install or connect the following:
    • Pushrods and the rocker arms and tighten the bolts to 14 ft. lbs. (19 Nm) plus 30 degrees
    • Rocker arm cover using a new gasket and tighten the rocker cover bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm)
    • Power brake booster vacuum pipe to the plenum
    • EVAP solenoid and ignition coil assembly
    • Spark plug wires
    • Alternator bracket and torque the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm)
    • Alternator and torque the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm)
    • Accessory drive belt
    • Negative battery cable
  3. Start the vehicle and verify no leaks.

Feb 06, 2010 | 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix

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How to change out valve cover gaskets on a 1989 Lincoln Town Car


This is All you need for this Repair, ALSO Be Sure ALL GASKET SURFACES ARE VERY CLEAN. This Engine Requires MORE than MOST ALL Engines do for this Repair.

REMOVAL

  1. To remove a valve rocker arm cover from the RH cylinder head, disconnect PCV closure tube from oil fill stand pipe at rocker cover.
  2. Remove the Thermactor bypass valve and air supply hoses as necessary to provide clearance.
  3. Disconnect the spark plug wires from the spark plugs using Spark Plug Wire Remover T74P-6666-A or equivalent. Do not pull on wire. Remove the wires and bracket assembly from the rocker arm cover attaching stud and position the wires out of the way. ALSO MARK THEM AS TO WHERE THEY CAME FROM !!!
  4. Remove upper intake manifold.
  5. Remove attaching bolts and remove the cover.
INSTALLATION

  1. Clean the valve rocker arm cover(s) and the cylinder head gasket surface(s). Position a new service valve rocker cover gasket.
  2. Position the cover(s) on the cylinder head(s). The cover is tightened in two steps. Tighten the bolts to 14-18 N.m (10-13 lb-ft). Two minutes later, tighten the bolts to the same specification.
  3. Install the crankcase ventilation tube in the RH cover.
  4. Install upper intake manifold.
  5. Install the spark plug wires and bracket assembly on the rocker arm cover attaching stud. Connect the spark plug wires. Install the air intake duct assembly.
  6. Install the Thermactor bypass valve and air supply hoses (if required).

Oct 03, 2009 | 1989 Lincoln Town Car

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