Camshaft, Balancer Shafts and Timing Gear Train
REMOVE BALANCER SHAFTS--IF
EQUIPPED (4-CYLINDER ENGINES)
1. Remove lower idler gear and oil pump gear (shown
2. On later engines1, with removable weights, weights (A)
must be removed before removing balancer shaft.
3. Remove cap screws from balancer shaft thrust plate.
Serial Numbers: Dubuque-built engines (700877-- ), Saran-built
engines (500212-- ), Torreon-built engines (001000-- ).
IMPORTANT: Identify left and right balancer shafts for
correct assembly. Permanently mark a
letter "R" or letter "L" on the rear of the
shaft for identification. Interchanging
shaft locations could cause premature
wear of shafts and bushings.
NOTE: When removing balancer shafts, use care that
neither shaft journals nor bushings are damaged
in cylinder block.
4. Remove balancer shafts.
Balancer Shaft (S.N. -- 700876 Shown)