Note: Timing Belt should only be adjusted when engine is cold with temp of it less than 100 degrees F. The spark plug gap can be found there as well. First you set the engine to top dead center by rotating the crankshaft pulley so the white marker dot is lined up with the timing mark on the engine. I wrapped the connection up with some masking tape to prevent any accidental contact. I have gotten alot of info from this forum over the past 2 years, figured it was time to give a wee bit back another way to turn the crank is to jack the car up on the passenger side and put the car in fourth gear and just rotate the rim clockwise. The D-series also has the ability to swap some parts between different motors and among some B-series parts as well. Checking one of the exhaust valve's clearance.
Fasten down the valve cover don't over-torque those bolts , and reassemble your plug wires. Then thread the end of the wire harness by the alternator through and arrange the whole thing to the side as in the picture highlighted orange. Put the valve cover gasket into the valve cover and apply the liquid gasket at the sharp corners where the distributor and cam pass through the valve cover. With the screwdriver, loosen the top screw valve. This article applies to the Honda Accord 1990-2002.
Does Honda say to only inspect it if the valves become noisy? Remove all tools from the engine bay. Learn how to repair that here. It's got pictures and directions … to help you with the coolant change. Considering how many owners are likely to mount just such rubber, they ought to ship this car on cheap steel wheels and recaps so there would be no guilt involved in throwing them away. Then rotate the crankshaft 180 degrees and the camshaft will turn 90 degrees.
Reinstall the Valve Cover Clean the gasket mating surface. Remember to use the appropriate clearances for the exhaust valves and the intake valves as outlined on Page 17 of the attached document. Also, the negative black terminal on the car battery needs to be disconnected. Then, spin in a clockwise motion at 180 degrees, so that the valves are at top dead center of the compression stroke. So you end up with an unbalanced engine. That allows you to adjust the first set of valves for the exhaust side.
Let the car sit overnight. Checking one of the intake valve's clearance. Adjust all valves for Cylinder No. Make sure that you will have enough time to complete this procedure the following day. Then, tighten the bolt anchoring the screw to avoid moving it. Start the car up, and listen for ticking or any unusual noises.
Plug the 90mm socket on crankshaft pulley bolt. Feel gauge inserted in the gap. You will also need to perform a valve adjustment if you loosen the head bolts for any reason ie mini-me or headgasket change , change the cam, or disassemble the valvetrain. Rotate the crankshaft one more time 180 degrees and the camshaft will turn 90 degrees again. I tied mine to my strut bar with some masking tape. If you have this performed by a mechanic, they might not touch a valve that is within that range.
Lift the Car Pull the ebrake, put the car in neutral, chock a rear wheel, jack up the front end, put a jackstand under the driver's front jack point, let the car down, pop the hood. Sometimes this is visually noticeable if bad enough and sometimes it can be detected when the valve is removed and will not drop through the valve guide very easily. When the adjustment is complete, hold the screw in place and tighten the nut. There will be five of them. The D15 rod is shorter in general and has a smaller bearing size, although the wrist pin bore is the same. Double Check Go through the cycle a few times until you are comfortable that each valve is consistent.
. The Si has a slightly thicker 25. Once you have it where you want it, be sure to tighten the locknut again. Torque the valve cover nuts to spec. If it is out of the listed spec than break the nut loose and tight or loosen as necessary and re-check your clearance.