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Old 04-23-2002, 11:40 AM
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Valve guides/seals

Can a DIYer do valve guides and seals on a M116? If so, any special tools or precautions?
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Old 04-23-2002, 01:41 PM
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Re: Valve guides/seals

Originally posted by mbtjc
Can a DIYer do valve guides and seals on a M116? If so, any special tools or precautions?

I think you can oly renew the seals without taking the head off. You valve spring compressor in order to replace the seals.
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Old 04-24-2002, 02:59 PM
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It is an easy DIY for the seals. It took me about 4 hours. I reccommend doing the seals first then checking your oil consumption before doing the guides. You will need a valve spring compressor tool made for this engine to do it right.
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Old 04-24-2002, 04:07 PM
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Even with the head of replacing guides is a job for a machine shop.

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