Figure 1. Removing or Installing
Nut on Camshaft or Balance Shaft
Remove the oil slinger from the front end of both shafts.
11. Remove the two retaining bolts that secure the camshaft or balance shaft thrust washer to the
cylinder block by inserting a socket wrench through a hole in the web of the gear as shown in Fig. 2.
Withdraw the shaft, thrust washer, and gear as an assembly from the rear end of the cylinder block.
Remove Camshaft (Flywheel Housing and
Transmission in Place)
A camshaft may be removed and replaced without removing the flywheel housing and disconnecting the
transmission, if there is space enough to slide the shaft out through the front of the engine.
Drain the cooling system.
Remove the accessories and as- semblies with their attaching parts that are necessary to facilitate
the removal of the flywheel housing hole cover over the camshaft and the upper engine front cover (if used).
Remove the cylinder head.
Remove the gear nut retainer plates (if used).
Wedge a clean rag between the gears (Fig. 1) and remove the
gear retaining nut from each end of the camshaft.
Remove the camshaft front balance pulley.
Remove the upper engine front cover (if used).
Remove the woodruff key from the camshaft and then remove
the oil slinger.
Figure 2. Removing or Installing
Thrust Washer Retaining Bolts
Install camshaft gear puller J 1902-01, four spacers J 6202-2, and camshaft gear puller adaptor
plate J 6202-1 on the camshaft gear (Fig. 3).
10. Turn the center screw of the puller clockwise to disengage the camshaft gear.