intake valve rocker

Asked by Jun 08, 2009 at 05:25 PM about the 1989 Dodge Daytona

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Rocker arms keeps coming off #1 cylinder. Reinstalled once (expensive labor) and came off again. What is the best fix? What is the least expensive fix?

1 Answer

#4 intake rocker came off on my 88 Plymouth horizon. Reinstalled it and cranked the engine and it popped right off again. #4 intake valve was stuck in the down position and that is why the rocker came off. So the fix is cleaning up the valve stems but a mechanic probably wont do less than a valve job, reconditioned cylinder head $400 to $500 for the head plus markup and labor. When doing that job you will also need a timing belt, timing belt tensioner and a water pump.

Your Answer

Dodge Daytona Experts

  • #1
    Doran Harney
    Reputation
    70
  • #2
    blakelee
    Reputation
    60
  • #3
    Bobby Zickefoose
    Reputation
    50
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
724 Great Deals out of 38,316 listings starting at $895
Used Chevrolet Camaro
414 Great Deals out of 30,788 listings starting at $3,550
Used Dodge Dakota
122 Great Deals out of 3,729 listings starting at $1,700
Used Pontiac Firebird
12 Great Deals out of 778 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford F-150
2,315 Great Deals out of 183,061 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Corvette
294 Great Deals out of 20,725 listings starting at $2,990
Used Dodge Lancer
2 listings

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.