Every 2000 Service Hours
(20) Engine Valve Lash
If valve clearance is within + .003 inch (0.07 mm) of the
clearance given, adjustment is not required. If clearance
is not within these limits, adjust the valves.
To Inspect Valve Lash
Clean the base of the valve cover to prevent dirt
from getting into valve mechanism.
Remove the flywheel housing timing plug.
Adjust valves with the engine stopped and cold.
Remove the valve cover.
A flywheel Engine Turning Tool 5P7307, is available from
your Caterpillar dealer. Consult your Caterpillar dealer
for proper instructions for use of the tool.