how do I set valves

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Old 03-16-06, 03:58 PM
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how do I set valves

I have a one piston small honda engine on a generator. I had to replace the plate that the push rods went through under the valve cover. I took it apart and it went back together fine but it wont run and I assume it is because I need to set the valves. What is that procedure? thanks. Steve G.
 
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Old 03-16-06, 11:48 PM
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Set the engine to TDC (piston at the topmost point of travel on the compression stroke) and loosen the locknuts/set screws that hold the adjuster nuts in place, and adjust valves to spec, tighten locks, and recheck.
 
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