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#1: 09-09-2012, 10:10 AM
EJ 2.5i valve lash adjustment?
 
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Sorry to bring this one up again, but I've seen conflicting info online in regards to valve lash adjustment for new SOHC 2.5i's.

I've seen some mention of shim-less bucket lash adjustment for newer EJ's, but I don't understand how that applies to a modern day SOHC EJ253. I'm familiar with shim/bucket setups for direct acting DOHC's, never seen it for SOHC.

To further muddy the waters, from what I can see, there's no mention of lash adjustment in the manual for my 2012 Legacy 2.5i. Not even a "check only if noisy". I assume this applies to all 2010-2012's.

Here's a pic I borrowed online supposedly of a 2007 Legacy EJ 2.5i cylinder head. http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=...=p5197.c0.m627 You can clearly see the screw and jamb-nut lash adjusters at each valve? As far as I know, it's gotta be the same for 2010-2012, yet no service recommendations?

Can anyone confirm this is how it is for present-day SOHC 2.5i EJ's?


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