Sunday, March 11, 2012

Rocker Arms & Shafts Replacing on 2007 Ford Taurus?


The instructions are similar for 2006 and 2007 ford Taurus Car models.

Rocker Arms & Shafts
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION Details are as follows :----

3.0L DOHC VIN S Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
    Upper intake manifold
    Valve covers
  3. Rotate the crankshaft so that the camshaft lobe on the valve to be serviced is pointing directly away from the valve.
  4. Install special tool Valve Spring Compressor 303-473.
  5. Compress the valve spring and remove the rocker arm. Repeat for each arm to be removed.
    NOTE
    If the rocker arms are to be reused, ensure that they are installed in the same position that they were removed from.



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    Fig. Valve spring compressor 303-473-3.0L (VIN S) Engine
To install:
  1. Compress the valve spring and install the rocker arm. Repeat for each arm to be installed.
  2. Install or connect the following:

    Valve covers
    Upper intake manifold
    Negative battery cable
  3. Start the engine and check for proper operation.
3.0L OHV VINs U & 2 Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Keep the rocker arms in order for installation.



    Negative battery cable
    Upper intake manifold
    Valve covers
    Rocker arms



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    Fig. Exploded view of the rocker arms and related components-3.0L (VIN U, 2) Engines
To install:

NOTE
The rocker arm bolts are tightened with the valves closed. Rotate the crankshaft as necessary to position the lifter on the base circle of the camshaft lobe before tightening the corresponding rocker arm bolt.

  1. Install the rocker arms. The rocker arm bolts are tightened in two steps as follows:
    1. Step 1: 96 inch lbs. (11 Nm).
    2. Step 2: 24 ft. lbs. (32 Nm).
  2. Install or connect the following:

    Valve covers
    Upper intake manifold
    Negative battery cable
  3. Start the engine and check for proper operation.

This will help.
Thanks.


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