What kind of irritates me is the Owner's Manual that came with the car doesn't seem to address the maintenance schedule so I had to rely on what dealerships tell me. If you remove the cables, it takes forever to get them loose and then you have to put them back in the same spot and adjust them. And I am working on something else too. That's when the trouble starts. Also, you don't run the risk of getting the throttle cables wrong.
But they don't make noise! If you still need help then please call Klein Honda Service Dealer and we can properly diagnose your concerns and your Honda. Get it wrong, and you'll have to take it all apart agin. The valve clearances, set at the factory with solid lifters, were not adjustable unless major engine machining on the valve train was required. This can make turning the wheels easier and access to your crank pulley much more easier. My only hesitation is the car is still under warranty and I don't want to give Honda anything to point their finger at me about if something ever goes wrong.
We have shopped the market and can prove to you that we do have very competitive pricing. As if I am able to squeeze the valve springs with my feeler gauges. This is the 'flat rate' way. Here are the procedures for adjusting the valve clearances. I appreciate your knowledge and insight. I am having a shop do the timing belt. Use a stethoscope to find the location of the noise.
The Ford 9N tractor was a workhorse for the small independent farmer of the 1950s. Please or to join the conversation. Have you tried keeping feeler in position while tighting? Another logical reasoning I can think of is, the exhaust side is angled. Loosen throttle cable and cruise control lock nuts to slip throttle and cruise control cables out of accelerator linkage, and remove throttle and cruise control cables. They were loose just as the intake. Clearance specs: Cold Intake: 0.
. Attach the ratchet to the bolt in order to rotate the crank pulley. Meet the team by visiting. Find out how to adjust the valves with this helpful guide. Drain the coolant from the engine block by placing a drain pan under the block and then opening the cock valve just behind the starter. This procedure can be performed under a few hours by an experienced mechanic, it may take a little longer for you depending on how comfortable you are with tools and your Accord.
When you have finished the first cylinder, rotate the crank pulley a quarter-turn counterclockwise, so the arrow points to the front of the car. I might have to do that. Make sure to loosen the 10mm nut and adjust the valve height using the screwdriver. Please or to join the conversation. Again, rotate the crank pulley another quarter-turn to adjust the four valves on the second cylinder. If I keep squeezing it in, it keeps going in. Remove circled bolt and the one to the left of it.
Remove throttle body cover intake manifold cover and intake manifold cover stay. Learn how to repair that here. Rotate crankshaft clockwise until No. Measure the distance between the valve stem and the solid lifter on the No. The dealership around here stuck it in their standard 30k mile service! Torque the bolts to 18 lb. I am seeing on the net that the intake valve gets loosener over time and exhaust gets tighter over time.
Car out of warranty so repair cost was on him. That's how I found out about the strangeness of the exhaust side. Discussed with local Honda Svc Mgr, he had 3 techs listen to it, they had no clue what was causing the noise. And if all becomes loose over time, then I need to re-adjust my exhaust. I was just concerned about exhaust valves going tight and burning. I have watched Eric's J series V6 valve adjustment video and see it's a bit of work to get the intake manifold off and get to the valves.