1997 NISSAN PATROL/SAFARI ENGINE VALVES

  • Tiny
  • robert piera
  • 1997 Nissan Patrol/Safari

Engine Mechanical problem
1997 Nissan Patrol/Safari 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 210000 miles

what would cause inlet valves to gum up in the valve guide and cause the pushrods to jump out from under the adjustment screw on the rocker

Monday, July 19th, 2010 AT 6:58 AM

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  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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  • 29,814 posts

Hi there,

Incorrect valve stem running clearance, over lean mixture causing the valves to run hot and expand causing tight clearances, these are often the main reasons.

Mark (mhpautos)

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Monday, July 19th, 2010 AT 7:06 AM

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