Revision: 2005 August 2005 350Z
Summary of the inspection items:
* Transmission/transaxle/CVT fluid, power steering fluid, brake fluid, etc.
Valve Clearance ABS009YS
Perform inspection as follows after removal, installation or replacement of camshaft or valve-related parts, or if
there is unusual engine conditions regarding valve clearance.
In cases of removing/installing or replacing camshaft and valve-
related parts, or of unusual engine conditions due to changes in
valve clearance (found malfunctions during stating, idling or causing
noise), perform inspection as follows:
1. Remove rocker covers (right and left bank). Refer to EM-44, "
ROCKER COVER" .
2. Measure the valve clearance as follows:
a. Set No. 1 cylinder at TDC of its compression stroke.
? Rotate crankshaft pulley clockwise to align timing mark
(grooved line without color) with timing indicator.
? Make sure that intake and exhaust cam nose on No. 1 cylin-
der (engine front side of right bank) are located as shown in
? If not, turn crankshaft one revolution (360 degrees) and align
as shown in the figure.
Item Before starting engine Engine running After engine stopped
Engine coolant Level Leakage Level
Engine oil Level Leakage Level
Other oils and fluid* Level Leakage Level
Fuel Leakage Leakage Leakage
Exhaust gases ? Leakage ?