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Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual: Valve Spring Inspection and Measurement Valvetrain Valve Actuating Assembly

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Special Tools

EN 22738-BValve Spring Tester

For equivalent regional tools, refer toSpecial Tools.

Inspection ProcedureClean the valve springs in solvent.

Warning:Refer toSafety Glasses Warning.

Dry the valve springs with compressed air.Inspect the valve springs for broken coils or coilends.Measurement Procedure

Valve Spring Inspection and Measurement Valvetrain Valve Actuating Assembly

Measure the valve spring tension using theEN 22738-Btester. Refer toEngine Mechanical Specifications.If low valve spring load is found, replace the valve springs.DO NOT use shims to increase spring load. The use of shims cancause the valve spring to bottom out before the camshaft lobe is atpeak lift.

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