5-6 8. ENGINE TIMING COVER AND CAMSHAFT.
This task covers: A. Inspect B. Repair C. Replace
Shop Equipment, Automotive
Diesel Fuel Oil NSN 9140-00-286-5294
Maintenance and Repair
Extractor, Cam Follower
Injection Pump Removed
Spindle, 666 324 00
Cranking Gears Removed
Mounting Devi ce, Camshaft
Connecting Rod Removed From Engine
Needle Bearing, 666 418 00
Punch, Camshaft Needle
Removing/Inspecting the Timing Cover.
Lift both cam followers from camshaft when removing timing cover to prevent
bending by cam points.
Remove six screws (Figure 5-48, Item 1) and washers (2) and remove timing cover (3) and camshaft
Two threaded holes are provided in the timing cover for cap screws to be inserted
to aid in removing the timing cover. Turn the cap screws evenly and alternately to
push the cover straight off the crankcase.
Note the two teeth of camshaft gear and one tooth of crankshaft gear that are match marked to make
sure of proper alignment of timing gears when reinstalling timing cover.
Remove and discard gasket (4).
Remove plastic plug above injection pump, and remove socket head setscrew from crankcase.
Remove spindle (5), cam followers (6 and 7) and shim (8) from crankcase using cam follower spindle
DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY COULD OCCUR
IF FUEL IS NOT HANDLED CAREFULLY. USE
IN A WELL VENTILATED AREA AWAY FROM
EXCESSIVE HEAT. ENGINE MUST BE SHUT
DOWN AND COOL BEFORE REFUELING.
ALWAYS STORE FUEL IN PROPER, MARKED
CONTAINERS. DO NOT SMOKE.
FIGURE 5-48. TIMING COVER CAMSHAFT ASSEMBLY