ARMY TM 9-2815-256-24
AIR FORCE TO 38G1-96-2
MARINE CORPS TM 2815-24/5
Remove twelve rocker arms (8), four supports (3), and three springs (9) from shaft (7).
Inspect and Measure.
Inspect rocker arm shaft springs and measure spring tension. Spring tension at 1.81 inches (46 mm)
compressed height is 4 to 6 pounds (18 to 27 N).
If rocker arm has been damaged by a valve failure, replace it along with the corresponding pushrod, valve
rotator, and keepers.
FIGURE 3-118. Rocker Arm Assembly
Inspect rocker arm shaft for severe scratching, scoring, or excessive wear at points of rocker arm contact. Wear
could indicate weak valve springs, bent pushrods, or loose rocker arm shaft clamps.