5-24. CAMSHAFT REPLACEMENT/REPAIR.
This task covers:
TM or Para
Tool kit, general mechanic's: equipment
Gear cover removed.
maintenance and repair
Rocker arm assemblies
Shop equipment, general purpose repair: semi-
General Safety Instructions
If engine has recently been in operation, allow
engine time to cool before performing procedure.
Hold adjoining gears to get a correct
measurement of backlash.
(1) Measure camshaft gear (1) backlash at
position A. Normal measurement is 0.003 to
0.013 in. (0.08 - 0.33 mm). If above or below
normal measurement, replace gear.