Honda Accord: Rocker Arm and Shaft Disassembly/Reassembly - Cylinder Head -All Models Except PZEV - Engine Mechanical - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Rocker Arm and Shaft Disassembly/Reassembly

NOTE:  -  Identify each part as it is removed so that each item can be reinstalled in its original locations, a Inspect the rocker arm shaft and rocker arms (see page 6-83).

 - If reused, the rocker arms must be installed in the original locations.

 -  When removing, or installing the rocker arm assembly, do not remove the camshaft holder bolts. The bolts will keep the holders and rocker arms on the shaft.

 - Prior to reassembling, clean all the parts in solvent, dry them, and apply new engine oil to any contact points.

 -  Bundle the rocker arms with rubber bands to keep them together as a set.

 -  When replacing the VTEC rocker arm assembly, remove the fastening hardware from the new VTEC rocker arm assembly.

Rocker Arm and Shaft inspection


    Rocker Arm Assembly Removal
    1 Remove the cam chain (see page 6-62). 2. Loosen the rocker arm adjusting screws (A). 3. Remove the camshaft holder bolts. To prevent damaging the camshafts, loosen the bolts, in sequence, tw ...

    Rocker Arm and Shaft inspection
    1. Remove the rocker arm assembly (see page 6-81). 2. Disassemble the rocker arm assembly (see page 6-82). 3. Measure the diameter of the shaft at the first rocker location. 4. Zero the gau ...

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