3-18. CAISHAFT, CAMSHIAFT GEAR, AND CAMSHAFT BUSHING - REPLACE
This task covers:
Shop Equipment, Automotive
Lubriplate 105 (app. B, Item 16)
Maintenance, Common #2 Less Power
Fuel transfer pump removed,
Engine removed, para. 3-3
Front housing cover removed, para.
Rocker lever arms removed, para.
If new tappets were installed, the camshaft and
camshaft bushing(s) must be replaced.
TURN CRANKSHAFT TO ALIGN TIMING MARKS
ON CAMSHAFT GEAR WITH TIMING MARKS ON
When measuring camshaft gear backlash, hold the
camshaft gear and the crankshaft gear to avoid getting a
false backlash reading.
a. Measure camshaft gear backlash using a dial
indicator as shown.
b. Record measured backlash for reference.