CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE VALVE LIFT CONTROLLER REMOVAL

PROCEDURE


  1. REMOVE RADIATOR SUPPORT OPENING COVER

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  2. PRECAUTION

    Note

    After turning the ignition switch off, waiting time may be required before disconnecting the cable from the battery terminal. Therefore, make sure to read the disconnecting the cable from the battery terminal notice before proceeding with work Click here.

  3. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL

    Note

    When disconnecting the cable, some systems need to be initialized after the cable is reconnected Click here.

  4. REMOVE NO. 2 CYLINDER HEAD COVER

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  5. REMOVE AIR CLEANER CAP SUB-ASSEMBLY

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  6. REMOVE AIR CLEANER CASE SUB-ASSEMBLY

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  7. REMOVE BATTERY CLAMP SUB-ASSEMBLY

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  8. REMOVE BATTERY

  9. REMOVE BATTERY TRAY

  10. DISCONNECT ENGINE WIRE


    1. Detach the 10 clamps, and then disconnect the connectors.

    2. Remove the 3 bolts and 2 nuts, and then disconnect the engine wire.

      A0058Z6
  11. REMOVE IGNITION COIL ASSEMBLY


    1. A00582W

      Remove the 4 bolts and 4 ignition coils.

  12. REMOVE AIR TUBE


    1. Disconnect the fuel vapor feed hose from the purge VSV.

    2. A0057BN

      Disconnect the 2 union to connector tube hoses.

    3. Disconnect the No. 2 air hose and No. 1 fuel vapor feed hose.

    4. Remove the 2 bolts and air tube.

  13. REMOVE CYLINDER HEAD COVER SUB-ASSEMBLY

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  14. REMOVE CYLINDER HEAD COVER GASKET

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  15. REMOVE CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE VALVE LIFT CONTROLLER ASSEMBLY


    1. A0053L5

      Using a screwdriver, slide the valve lift control actuator connector clip from the valve lift control actuator connector.

      Note

      Slide only the upper part of the valve lift control actuator connector clip, as the straight pin falls out from the bottom if the valve lift control actuator connector clip is completely removed.

    2. A0052N9

      Rotate the crankshaft clockwise until the intake camshaft position at the No. 1 cylinder and No. 3 cylinder is as shown in the illustration.

      Tech Tips

      If the camshaft position is not as shown in the illustration, rotate the crankshaft clockwise again so that the camshaft is aligned as shown in the illustration.

    3. A0057DK

      Remove the bolt, 2 nuts and wire harness clamp bracket.

    4. A00568S

      Using a screwdriver, lightly pry the valve lift control actuator connector to make a space between the continuously variable valve lift controller assembly and camshaft housing.

      Note


      • Do not forcefully pry the valve lift control actuator connector.

      • Do not damage the camshaft housing or camshaft bearing cap.

    5. A0058TW

      Using a magnet hand, remove the straight pin from the valve lift control actuator connector.

      Note

      Do not drop the straight pin into the engine.

      Tech Tips

      The pin can be removed by utilizing the space between the continuously variable valve lift controller assembly and camshaft housing to move the continuously variable valve lift controller assembly so that there is no load on the pin.

    6. A0056PD

      Using a screwdriver, remove the valve lift control actuator connector clip from the valve lift control actuator connector.

      Note

      Do not drop the valve lift control actuator connector clip into the engine.

    7. A00533W

      Remove the continuously variable valve lift controller assembly from the camshaft housing.

    8. A00536HE06
      Text in Illustration
      *1 O-Ring

      Remove the O-ring from the continuously variable valve lift controller assembly.

    9. A00562B

      Remove the valve lift control actuator connector from the valve rocker shaft.

      Tech Tips

      There are two types of valve lift control actuator connectors. One type is removed by rotating the connector, and the other type can be removed without being rotated.