This task covers:
Inspection (page 2-190)
Removal (page 2-191)
Camshaft bearing removing and
Caliper, micrometer, I D
Handle, ratchet, 112-inch drive
Flywheel housing removed (page 2-137).
Socket, 1/2-Inch drive, 9/16-inch
Crankshaft removed (page 2-114).
Camshaft removed (page 2-184).
Bearing, camshaft (four required)
Gasket, camshaft cover plate
Lockwasher camshaft cover plate
Too much clearance between the camshaft journals and bearings will cause low oil pressure and too much backlash
between the camshaft and crankshaft timing gears.
Replace camshaft and/or camshaft bearings if measurements are not within given limits.
1. Cylinder block (1)
Camshaft (2) and
a. Slide camshaft (2) into block through
four camshaft bear-
bearings (3),(4),(5), and (6).
ings (3), (4), (5),
b. Using telescopic gage and micro-
meter, check bearings (3),(4),(5),
and (6) for wear and proper running
Bearing clearance must be 0.0015 -
0.0035 Inch (0.038 - 0.089 mm).
c. Remove camshaft (2).