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VARIABLE VALVE TIMING ACTUATOR INSPECTION [LF]

CAUTION:

1. Remove the battery cover.
2. Disconnect the negative battery cable. (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
3. Remove the plug hole plate. (See PLUG HOLE PLATE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
4. Disconnect the ventilation hose. (See QUICK RELEASE CONNECTOR (EMISSION SYSTEM) REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
5. Remove the front suspension tower bar (joint). (See FRONT SUSPENSION TOWER BAR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
6. Remove the CMP sensor. (See CAMSHAFT POSITION (CMP) SENSOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
7. Disconnect the OCV connector.
8. Disconnect the P/S pressure switch connector.
9. Remove the ignition coils. (See IGNITION COIL REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
10. Remove the cylinder head cover. (See TIMING CHAIN REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
11. Confirm that notch of the rotor and bump of the cover at the variable valve timing actuator are aligned and fitted.

12. Install the cylinder head cover. (See TIMING CHAIN REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
13. Install the ignition coils. (See IGNITION COIL REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
14. Connect the P/S pressure switch connector.
15. Connect the OCV connector.
16. Install the CMP sensor. (See CAMSHAFT POSITION (CMP) SENSOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
17. Install the front suspension tower bar (joint). (See FRONT SUSPENSION TOWER BAR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
18. Connect the ventilation hose. (See QUICK RELEASE CONNECTOR (EMISSION SYSTEM) REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
19. Install the plug hole plate. (See PLUG HOLE PLATE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
20. Install the battery cover.
21. Connect the negative battery cable. (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)


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