Cylinder Head and Valves
15. Remove all push rods and identify for reassembly in
the same location. Clean and inspect push rods.
16. If a cylinder head gasket failure has occurred, check
and record torque on each cylinder head cap screw
To check cylinder head cap screw torque:
a. Make a reference mark (in-line) on socket (A) and
cylinder head surface (B).
b. Loosen cap screw at least 1/2 turn.
c. Retighten cap screw (using a torque wrench) until
reference marks align and record torque.
A--Mark on Socket
B--Mark on Head Surface
17. Remove all cylinder head cap screws.
IMPORTANT: DO NOT use screwdrivers or pry bars
between cylinder block and head to
loosen head gasket seal. Screwdrivers
or prybars can damage cylinder head
and block gasket surfaces.
18. Lift cylinder head (A) from block. If cylinder head
sticks, use a soft hammer to tap cylinder head.
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