Auto Parts Search
Toyota Engine >> VALVE LASH ADJUSTMENT ON 1998-2003 TOYOTA 1.8L ENGINES
Valve Lash Adjustment For
1998-2003 Toyota 1.8L Engines
The AERA Technical Committee offers the following information regarding valve lash adjustment for 1998-2003 Toyota 1.8L engines. Beginning in the year 2000 Toyota offered two engines with the 1.8L designation. They can be identified first by a 1ZZ-FE (1762 CC) engine, and then a 2ZZ-GE (1794 CC) engine.
The valve lash specification for exhaust locations is different for the two engines. Refer to the chart below while adjusting valves for these engines.
Years Engine Location Specification
1998-2003 1ZZ-FE Exhaust .010-.014 (.25-.35 MM)
1ZZ-FE Intake .006-.010 (.15-.25 MM)
2000-2003 2ZZ-GE Exhaust .014-.018 (.35-.45 MM)
2ZZ-GE Intake .006-.010 (.15-.25 MM)
These engines use different methods of adjusting the clearance; the 1ZZ-FE uses one of thirty-five different thickness lifters, while the 2ZZ-GE uses one of forty-one different lash caps. The 1ZZ-FE also requires camshaft removal to facilitate lifter replacement (lash adjustment), whereas the 2ZZ-GE lash cap replacement to perform valve lash adjustment.
The AERA Technical Committee
Looking for replacement Toyota engines? Visit our online Rebuilt Engines Store. Need to fix your Toyota engine? Access here the comprehensive online repair guide for your Toyota engine. Click Here to find a used Toyota engine.
Shop online for auto body parts, engines, wheels, lights...
|1997 Toyota Corolla Motor and Transmission Mount, Rear, A high quality, OE replacement transmission mount; Backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty..||$10.52|
|1998 Toyota Camry Bumper Bracket, Front, Passenger Side, A high quality, OE replacement bumper reinforcement bracket; Backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty..||$21.38|
|2010 Toyota Tacoma Pickup 2WD Aftermarket Center Caps, Aftermarket Center Caps; Silver Finish; ABS; Set OF 4, , .||$68.50|
|1988 Toyota Celica ST L4, 2 L, 1998 CC Rebuilt Engine, DOHC, fwd, 6 bolt flywheel, Fits 8/86-5/89., Warranty: 3-Year/100,000 Mile, .||$1,990.00|
|2007 Toyota Prius Used Cargo Cover, SPARE CVR, Gray, Good.||$115.00|
|2005 Toyota Celica Used Bumper Cover, Rear, Passenger Side Rear, NEW OEM CVR ONLY, 5215920942, Very Good.||$197.00|
Help me find
Search DIY repair manuals by VIN...
Need To Fix Your Car or Truck?
Try Our Repair Service Finder
Help me find