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Nissan Rogue Service Manual: Camshaft valve clearance

Camshaft valve clearance

  1.  Remove the fender protector side cover (RH). Refer to EXT-28, "FENDER PROTECTOR : Exploded View".
  2.  Remove the rocker cover. Refer to EM-37, "Exploded View".
  3.  Turn crankshaft pulley clockwise when viewed from front to align TDC identification mark (B) with timing indicator (A).

NOTE: Do not confuse TDC mark (B) with paint marks (C).

Camshaft valve clearance

  1. At this time, check that the both intake and exhaust cam lobes of No. 1 cylinder face outside.

Camshaft valve clearance

  1. Measure valve clearances with a suitable tool at locations marked (X) in the table below.

Camshaft valve clearance

Engine front

Valve clearance: Refer to EM-116, "Camshaft".

Camshaft valve clearance

  1. Turn crankshaft one complete revolution (360°) and align mark on crankshaft pulley with pointer.
  2.  Measure valve clearances with a suitable tool at locations marked (X) in the table below.

Camshaft valve clearance

If out of specifications, make necessary adjustment.

Engine front

ADJUSTMENT

NOTE:

  1.  Remove camshaft. Refer to EM-64, "Exploded View".
  2.  Remove the valve lifters at the locations that are outside the standard.
  3.  Measure the center thickness of the removed valve lifters with a suitable tool (A).

Adjustment

  1. Use the equation below to calculate valve lifter thickness for replacement.

t = t1 + (C1 - C2)
t = Thickness of replacement valve lifter.
t1 = Thickness of removed valve lifter.
C1 = Measured valve clearance.
C2 = Standard valve clearance.

  1.  Install the selected valve lifter.
  2.  Install camshaft. Refer to EM-64, "Exploded View".
  3.  Install timing chain and related parts. Refer to EM-44, "Exploded View".
  4.  Manually rotate crankshaft pulley a few rotations.
  5.  Check that valve clearances for cold engine are within specifications by referring to the specified values.

Valve clearance Refer to EM-116, "Camshaft".

  1. Install all removed parts in the reverse order of removal.
  2.  Warm up the engine, and check for unusual noise and vibration.

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