In a 98 Cavalier once the lifters get used to the style been driven do they loosen up If so how can you tighten them?
It has nothing to do with the lifters getting use to your driving style. Lifters rarely loosen up. Lifters wear over time, thus causing the gap to widen, creating lifter clatter. On solid lifters, that is why they must be adjusted periodically. On hydraulic lifters, this is not necessary, as they automatically adjust for the gap due to wear, if they were installed and adjusted correctly in the first place.
To adjust hydraulic lifters with the engine off, turn the crankshaft until the lifter is on the camshaft base circle (not the lobe). The valve must be fully closed. Loosen the adjusting nut until you can wiggle the pushrod up and down. Then slowly tighten the rocker until all play is out of the valve train (cannot wiggle pushrod). Repeat the adjusting procedure on the other rockers. To adjust hydraulic lifters with the engine running…
during winter it commpreses and causes instruments like guitars string to loosen so the guitarist has to tighten the strings, in summer it expands causing the strings to tighten, if the guitarist doesnt loosen the string in summer the string snaps during winter it commpreses and causes instruments like guitars string to loosen so the guitarist has to tighten the strings, in summer it expands causing the strings to tighten, if the guitarist doesnt loosen…
How does a harmonic balancer loosen itself on a 97 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0 in-line six and which way does the bolt turn to tighten and can you re-tighten it with standard tools?
Under normal circumstances it will not loosen. You use a torque wrench to tighten it to specifications. Specifications are located in the Haynes repair manual available from www.amazon.com. clockwise to tighten counterclockwise to loosen You need a socket that fits tightly on the bolt head and a long-handled torque wrench.
There are four 6mm Allen (hex) cap screws on the back of the swing are that clamp the axle. Loosen (do not remove) all four. On the left side of the swing arm by there is a large disc, rotate the disc clockwise to tighten or counterclockwise to loosen the chain. Tighten the four screws and you are done.