Camshaft, Balancer Shafts and Timing Gear Train
9. Remove thrust plate (A) from slot behind camshaft
VISUALLY INSPECT CAMSHAFT
1. Clean camshaft in solvent. Dry with compressed air.
2. Inspect all camshaft lobes (A) and journals (B) for wear
or damage. Replace camshaft as necessary.
IMPORTANT: New camshaft followers can be used
with old camshaft. DO NOT reuse old
camshaft followers with a new
camshaft. (See Group 05 for camshaft
NOTE: Very light score marks are acceptable if valve lift
is within specification. If pitting or galling exists,
replace camshaft. (See MEASURE VALVE LIFT
earlier in this group.)