Checking and Correcting Installed Length of Valve Springs

5 nee it is hardly possible to check the installed length of valve springs with workshop equipment, s is recommended to measure as shown in the picture. Install valve and hold in valve seat. Valve stem end must have specified distance to level bearing surface in cylinder head 39.7 + 0.5 mm for intake valve or 38.7 + 0.5 mm for exhaust valve. If end of valve stem is not within tolerances, the installed length for valve springs can be corrected with 0.5 mm thick shims (A). The washers between the...

Filling ATF

The distance between the exhaust assembly and automatic transmission is very limited for filling the ATF tank, especially when car has operating temperature. The tank cap can be unscrewed with a 17 mm ring wrench. Filling is much easier with the new fast filler on the side of the transmission (arrow in Fig, 2). After removing the cap, a connector will be accessible for connection on a single-hand connector of a filler hose (Fig. 3). ATF can then be filled easily with any type of filling...