CAMSHAFT MAINTENANCE. (Continued)
a. Raise the engine and block in position.
Remove the cam retainer thrust plate (1) and
Pull the camshaft from the block
carefully to avoid damage to the
c. Remove the spacer (4).
Check camshaft for scoring, burrs, any sign of
damage, or excessive wear. Replace if damage is
a. Install the spacer (4) with the ID chamfer
towards the camshaft (2).
b. Lubricate the camshaft bearing journals with
i. Install timing chain and sprocket (paragraph 6-
engine oil (Appendix D, Item 23).
c. Coat the camshaft lobes with Molykote
j. Install front cover (paragraph 6-11).
(Appendix D, Item 29) and insert the camshaft
carefully into the block to avoid damage to the
k. Install hydraulic lifters (paragraph 6-6).
l. Install cylinder heads (paragraph-8).
d. Install th retainer thrust plate (3) and bolts (4).
m. Install thermostat and housing (paragraph 4-79).
e. Torque bolts to 17 ft-lbs (23 N-m).
n. Install rocker arm shaft assembly (paragraph 6-
f. Remove engine jack, lower engine.
g. Install front engine mounting bolts (paragraph 5-
o. Install rocker arm covers (paragraph 4-112).
p. Install power steering pump (paragraph 4-229).
h. Install fuel pump (paragraph 85).