CAMSHAFT MAINTENANCE (Contd)
Turn engine to top dead center (TDC) compression stroke for
No. 1 piston, and align timing marks.
Assistant will help with removal.
Remove four screws (9), washers (10), access cover (8), and gasket (7) from rear of engine block (6).
Discard gasket (7).
Remove two screws (5), camshaft retainer (1), and camshaft (3) with camshaft gear (4) from engine
CLEANING AND INSPECTION
Skysol-100 mixture is combustible. Use mechanical ventilation whenever
product is used in a confined space, is heated above ambient
temperatures, or is agitated. DO NOT use or store near heat, sparks,
flame, or other ignition sources. Keep container sealed when not in use.
Contact with Skysol-100 may cause skin irritation. Use chemical resistant
gloves. In case of skin contact, remove any contaminated clothing and
wash skin thoroughly with soap and water. Wash contaminated clothing
before reuse. Eye contact may cause irritation, tearing, or blurring of
vision. Use face shield or goggles when eye contact may occur. In case of
eye contact, flush eyes with large amounts of water for at least fifteen (15)
minutes or until irritation subsides. Inhalation may cause irritation to
upper respiratory passages. DO NOT have food or drink in the vicinity.
1. Clean camshaft (3) with Skysol-100.
2. Inspect camshaft (3) and camshaft retainer (1) for cracks, wear, or damage. Replace camshaft (3) or
camshaft retainer (1) as necessary.
3. Measure camshaft bearing journals (2). Measurement must be within 2.5640±.0005 in.
(65.126±0.013 mm) for new camshaft (3).