Honda Accord: Valve, Spring, and Valve Seal
Removal - Cylinder Head -All Models Except PZEV - Engine Mechanical - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Valve, Spring, and Valve Seal Removal

Special Tools Required

Valve Spring Compressor Attachment 07757-PJ1010A

Identify the valves and the valve springs as they are removed so that each item can be reinstalled in its original position.

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

2. Remove the rocker arm assembly (see page 6-81).

3. Using an appropriate-sized socket (A) and a plastic mallet (B), lightly tap the spring retainer to loosen the valve cotters.

4. Install the valve spring compressor attachment and


4. Install the valve spring compressor attachment and the valve spring compressor. Compress the spring, and remove the valve cotters.

5. Remove the valve spring compressor and the valve


5. Remove the valve spring compressor and the valve spring compressor attachment, then remove the spring retainer, and the valve spring and the valves.

6. Install the valve guide seal remover.

7. Remove the valve seal.


7. Remove the valve seal.

Valve Inspection


Valve Inspection

1. Remove the valves (see page 6-86).

2. Measure the valve in these areas.

Intake Valve Dimensions

A Standard (New): 35.85-”36.15 mm

(1.411-1.423 in)

B Standard (New): 108.5-109.1 mm

(4.272 -4.295 in)

C Standard (New): 5.475-”5.485 mm

(0.2156-0.2159 in)

C Service Limit: 5.445 mm (0.2144 in)

Exhaust Valve Dimensions

A Standard (New): 30.85-31.15 mm

(1.215-1.226 in)

B Standard (New): 108.4-109.0 mm

(4.268-4.291 in)

C Standard (New): 5.450-5.460 mm

(0.2146-0.2150 in)

C Service Limit: 5.42 mm (0.213 in)

Valve Stem-to-Guide Clearance


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    1. Remove the valves (see page 6-86). 2. Subtract the O.D. of the valve stem, measured with a micrometer, from the I.D. of the valve guide, measured with an inside micrometer or a ball gauge. ...

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