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2001 CHEVY MALIBU: IM REPLACING..3 INTAKE AND 3 EXHAUST RODS

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I'M REPLACING THE PUSHRODS FOR 2001 CHEVY MALIBU W/3.1 MOTOR, I FORGOT TO LABEL THE PUSHRODS FOR REINSTALLATION, I KNOW THAT THERE ARE 3 INTAKE AND 3 EXHAUST RODS OF DIFFERENT LENGTHS, WHAT IS THE CORRECT SEQUENCE FOR THE FRONT AND REAR SIDE REPLACEMENT?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Bob replied 10 years ago.

The push rods for the intake valves are 5 inches long and will be marked with either orange, red or yellow.

The push rods for the exhaust valves are longer, 5 3/8 inches and are marked with either blue or green.