4-33. VALVE COVER MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
This task includes:
Compactor set on level ground in protected area.
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's
Wrench, Torque; item 52, Appx F
General Safety Instructions
Observe all WARNINGS and CAUTIONS
Solvent, Dry Cleaning; item 9, Appx E
Install new gasket (4) to sealing face of cylinder
Remove two hex nuts (1) and flat washers (2).
Remove cover (3) and gasket (4). Discard gasket.
Install cover (3) over studs and seat onto gasket
(4), being careful not to move gasket off sealing
face of cylinder head.
Secure cover (3) with two flat washers (2) and
hex nuts (1), Tighten nuts to 6.6-7.4 ft-lbs (9-
P-D-660, Type Ill, Is moderately toxic to
10 Nm) torque with torque wrench.
the skin, eyes and respiratory tract;
avoid prolonged exposure. Skin and
eye protection is required. Good ventila-
Follow-on tasks include: Return compactor
tion is required. Do not use near open
flame or excessive heat. Flash point is
200° F (93.3° C).
Clean all parts in dry cleaning solvent and dry
Ensure that all gasket material is removed from
both the cover (3) and the mating face of the cyl-
Inspect cover (3) for dents or other damage.
Inspect hex nuts (1) for stripped threads.
Replace any part found defective.