17. Inspect valve plates side of inlet reed valves for a
complete circular wear pattern (A).
18. If wear pattern has any voids in it, replace reed valve.
A--Circular Wear Pattern
19. Inspect discharge valves (A) for general condition.
Valves should have slight pressure against valve
20. Hold valve plate up to light and verify that valve is
against its seat. If condition is doubtful, replace valve
prying on the small tabs cast into the head. Pry lightly
around circumference of head.
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