Section 1 - Cylinder Block - Group 1
Camshaft Gear - Replacement (1-18)
B Series Shop Manual
Caution: The gear will be permanently distorted if over-
heated. The oven temperature should never exceed
Heat the camshaft gear in a preheated oven at 149C
[300F] for 45 minutes.
Heat the gear for bolted camshafts (steel gear) to 177C
Wear protective gloves to prevent personal injury.
Install the gear with the timing marks away from the cam-
Be sure the gear is seated against the camshaft
Automotive engines, manufactured before 1994, that
use Bosch P7100 fuel pumps require a camshaft
capscrew be installed. Refer to procedure (1-21)
If the camshaft is not to be used immediately, lubricate the
lobes and journals to prevent rusting.