CYLINDER HEAD EXHAUST VALVE GUIDES CLEANING AND INSPECTION
Tools and Special Tools
General mechanic's tool kit
Degreaser (tank, cleaning)
Industrial goggles (WP 0179, Table 1, Item 54)
Cylinder head poppet valve rocker arms removed
Valve guide cleaning brush
Cylinder head exhaust valve bridges removed
Wire scratch brush (WP 0179, Table 1, Item 21)
Cylinder head cam followers removed (WP 0053)
Cylinder head exhaust valves removed
Cleaning compound (MIL-PRF-29602) may cause irritation to the eyes or skin. Use in
well-ventilated areas and keep away from heat and open flame. Wear protective goggles
and clothing. In case compound comes in contact with:
Eyes, flush immediately with water.
Skin, wash with soap and water.
Failure to comply may result in personnel injury or death.
This procedure is typical for all exhaust valve guides on both starboard and port engines.