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2000 Honda ACCORD – Valve Clearance Adjustment

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Download NOTE: Adjust the valves only when the cylinder head temperature is less than 100ºF (38ºC). 1. ‘98-99 models: Remove the throttle body cover (A), ignition wire cover (B) and intake manifold covers (C). ‘00-02 models: Remove the throttle body cover (A), intake manifold covers (B) and intake manifold cover stay (C). ‘98-99 models: ‘00-02 models: 2. Remove the Evaporative Emission (EVAP) canister hose (A) from the throttle body. 3. Remove the vacuum hose (B) and breather pipe (C), then remove the intake air duct (D). 4. Remove the throttle cable (A) and cruise control cable (B) by loosening the locknuts (C), then slip the cable ends out of the accelerator linkage. Take care not to bend the cables when removing them. Always replace any kinked cable with a new one. 5. Remove the brake booster vacuum hose (A), vacuum hoses (B) and Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) hose (C). 6. Remove the vacuum hose (A) (’98-99 models), breather hose (B) and water bypass hoses (C). 7. Remove the intake manifold. 8. Remove the cylinder head covers. 9. Remove the front upper cover. 10. Set the No. 1 piston at TDC.