Do not turn the camshaft counterclockwise. If the end play is beyond the service limit, replace the cylinder head and recheck. If equipped with manual transaxle use first gear. For additional information, refer to the following section, -Timing Belt, Removal and Installation. A glazed belt will be slightly brittle and perfectly smooth from slipping, and may exhibit a screeching noise when the engine is suddenly accelerated or first started.
Do not turn the camshaft counterclockwise. The learning procedure is now complete. Hold the pulley with the holder handle A and holder attachment B. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section. Install the oil control orifice with a new O-ring, and then install the rocker arm assembly.
It is best to replace all drive belts at one time, as a preventive maintenance measure. View of damaged ribbed belt as it sits on a pulley Fig. Run the engine until the operating temperature reaches 176 degree. Page 1 Print Back to Top General Information Honda Cars 2007-2008 Precautions Before servicing any vehicle, please be sure to read all of the following precautions, which deal with personal safety, prevention of component damage, and important points to take into consideration when servicing a motor vehicle: Never open, service or drain the radiator or cooling system when the engine is hot; serious burns can occur from the steam and hot coolant. They have up-to-date repair information and proper testing equipment, as well as the technical support provided by a manufacturer.
If complete, road test the vehicle on a level surface. If equipped with automatic transaxle use two Drive positions. Remove the camshaft sprocket as follows: A. We recommend having your car checked out as soon as possible to be on the safe side. In older cars, it was typically something like a bad , or ignition wires. Spark plugs typically need to be replaced every season or 25 hours of use.
Lost motion holder torque sequence-1. Remove the bolt with a 19 mm socket C and breaker bar, and then remove the crankshaft. Remove the air cleaner assembly. Place a PlastigageÂ® strip across each journal. Replace the camshaft if any lobes are pitted, scored, or excessively worn. The Volvo Service for Life program, for example, includes up to one hour of computer diagnostics.
When servicing drum brakes, only disassemble and assemble one side at a time, leaving the remaining side intact for reference. Clean, high quality brake fluid from a sealed container is essential to the safe and proper operation of the brake system. A very smooth, glazed appearance on the belt's sides, as opposed to the obvious pattern of a fabric cover, indicates that the belt has been slipping. Apply a light coat of new engine oil around the crankshaft oil seal. To prevent damaging the lost motion holder and the rocker shaft, loosen the bolts, in sequence, two turns at a time. Raise and safely support the vehicle. How serious is the P2176 code? Stop the vehicle, but keep the engine running.
Torque the bolts to 16 ft. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section. If equipped with manual transaxle use first gear. Check the total runout with the camshaft supported on V-blocks. Measure the inside diameter of each camshaft bearing surface, and check for an out-of-round condition. To prevent damaging the camshafts, loosen the bolts, in sequence, two turns at a time. Install the cam chain to the camshaft sprocket by alignment the reference mark made during removal, then install the camshaft sprocket on the camshaft.
Although the manufacturer markets a specific tool for measuring belt deflection, a fisherman-s spring scale capable of measuring a 22 lb. Remove the cylinder head plug. Remove the cylinder head cover. Loosen the lock bolt and the mounting bolt. Remove or disconnect the following: Negative battery cable, then the positive Accessory drive belt 4P connector and battery terminal wire Alternator bolts Alternator To install: 1. Usually, it happens soon after a fill-up at a gas station. To prevent damaging the camshafts, loosen the bolts, in sequence, two turns at a time.
Set the camshaft holders B and timing chain guide B C in place. Zero the dial indicator against the end of the camshaft, and then push the camshaft back and forth and read the end play. Specific to: Honda Fit 2007-2008 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Installation is the reverse of removal. A belt that is fraying will have the fabric backing de-laminating itself from the belt. Replace the camshaft if any lobes are pitted, scored, or excessively worn.
Remove the bolt with a 19 mm socket C and breaker bar, and then remove the crankshaft. Run the engine until the operating temperature reaches 176 degrees. Install the drive belt in the reverse order of removal. When the belt tension is adjusted, fully tighten the bolts as follows: Lock bolt: 17 ft. Manufacturers can voluntarily recall cars for problems that do not affect these, though. Seat the camshaft by pushing it toward the rear of the cylinder head.