WILL IT HURT THE ENGINE IF I DONT USE A TORQUE WRENCH TO TIGHTEN THE ROCKER ARMS?

  • Tiny
  • BMoody
  • 1999 Oldsmobile Alero
  • 136,750 miles

I need to know if it will hurt the engine.

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 AT 7:23 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,502 posts

If you dont do it everyday, then yes, it could. They require specific torque values to center the plunger in the lifter,
you can rent one from a parts store to complete this task and is well worth it.

Roy

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Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 AT 7:36 PM

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