Honda Accord: Cylinder Head Inspection for
Warpage - Cylinder Head -All Models Except PZEV - Engine Mechanical - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Cylinder Head Inspection for Warpage

1. Remove the cylinder head (see page 6-76).

2. Inspect the camshaft (see page 6-84).

3. Check the cylinder head for warpage. Measure along the edges, and three ways across the center.

- If warpage is less than 0.05 mm (0.002 in) cylinder head resurfacing is not required.

- If warpage is between 0.05 mm (0.002 in) and 0.2 mm (0.008 in), resurface the cylinder head.

- The maximum resurface limit is 0.2 mm (0.008 in) based on a height of 104 mm (4.09 in).

Cylinder Head Height

Standard (New): 103.95-104.05 mm

(4.093-4.096 in)

Service Limit: 103.8 mm (4.087 in)


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