CAMSHAFT AND BEARINGS REPLACEMENT - CONTINUED
INSPECTION - CONTINUED
Flattened plastigauge will adhere to either bearing shell or camshaft journal.
Compare width of plastigauge (30) at widest point with graduation scale (35) on plastigauge envelope to
determine bearing clearance.
Maximum camshaft journal-to-bearing clearance is 0.0035-0.65 in (0.09-0.166 mm); maximum with used
parts is 0.0075 in (191 mm).
Camshaft weighs 53 lb (24 kg). Attach suitable lifting device prior to removal to prevent possible injury to
Remove camshaft (5).
Ensure locating tangs are correctly positioned.
Remove lower half of bearing shells (29).
Lubricate two upper and lower camshaft bearing shells (24 and 29) for no. 1 and no. 7 with clean engine lubricat-
ing oil and install in two respective camshaft bearing caps (23).
Camshaft weighs 53 lb (24 kg). Attach suitable lifting device prior to installation to prevent possible injury
Install camshaft (5).