5-10. COMPRESSION RELEASE MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
This task includes:
Gasket, 0.0157 in. (0.4 mm) thk (1)
Gasket, 0.0118 in. (0.3 mm) thk (2)
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's
Locknut, M5 (2)
Gauge, Depth, Micrometer; item 12, Appx F
Compactor set on level ground in a protected area.
Solvent, Dry Cleaning; item 9, Appx E
Lubricating Oil; item 6, Appx E
General Safety instructions
Observe all WARNINGS and CAUTIONS
Packing, Preformed (1)
Remove the two lock nuts (1), flat washers (2),
and retaining spring (3).
Push the push rod tube (4) up into cylinder
head (5) as far as it will go.
Remove preformed packing (6) from compres-
sion release (7). Discard the preformed packing.
Remove two capscrews (8) and remove compres-
sion release (7) and gasket (9). Discard the gas-
If necessary for replacement, remove star han-
Do not disassemble the compression re-
lease mechanism any farther, no replace-
able parts are available.