This task covers:
l Engine removed. (See paragraph 3-3)
l Dial indicator
l Hydraulic valve lifters removed.
l Two V blocks
(See paragraph 3-9)
l Timing chain and sprockets removed.
(See paragraph 3-1 1)
l Fuel pump removed. (See TM 9-2320-289-20)
l Vacuum pump removed,
(See TM 9-2320-289-20)
Mark position of camshaft sprocket key (9) on engine block (4) for installation.
Install dial indicator on front of engine block (4) with plunger contacting end of camshaft (3).
Attempt to move camshaft toward plunger.
End play should not exceed 0.0140 in.
(0.356 mm). If end play exceeds specifications, perform step 3 and INSPECTION.
Care should be taken when pulling camshaft (3) from engine block (4).
Failure to follow this caution may result in damage to camshaft bearings.
Remove 2 bolts (1), plate (2), ring (8), and camshaft sprocket key (9). Remove camshaft (3).