3-18. CAMSHAFT, CAMSHAFT GEAR, AND CAMSHAFT BUSHING - REPLACE (Contd)
c. Measure camshaft end play using a dial indicator
positioned on a machined surface of the
camshaft gear. Record indicator reading for
TO PREVENT TAPPETS FROM DROPPING OUT
OF THE CYLINDER BLOCK WHEN CAMSHAFT
IS REMOVED, TURN ENGINE STAND SO THE
CRANKSHAFT IS FACING UP.
REMOVE CAMSHAFT GEAR AND CAMSHAFT AS
a. Remove two capscrews (1) from thrust plate (2)
and remove thrust plate.
b. Slowly and carefully remove camshaft (3) and
gear (4), being careful not to damage the
camshaft lobes and bearing journals, and
camshaft bores in the cylinder block. It may be
necessary to slowly turn the camshaft, during
removal, to allow lobes to clear the tappets.
If a new camshaft is to be installed, or if the
camshaft bushing is damaged or dimensions
exceed specified tolerance (see INSPECTION),
the camshaft bushing, and all service bushings
that may be installed in the other cam bores,
must be replaced.
IF NECESSARY, REMOVE CAMSHAFT BUSHING
(5) AND ALL CAM SERVICE BUSHINGS USING
THE UNIVERSAL BUSHING INSTALLATION