6-4. CAMSHAFT ASSEMBLY AND GEAR MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
This task includes:
Abrasive Cloth, Crocus; item 1, Appx E
Fuel Oil, Diesel; item 3, Appx E
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's
Hot Plate, Electric; item 2, Appx F
Press, Arbor (Puller Kit and Press Frame); item 21,
Camshaft and gear removed from gear cover.
General Safety Instructions
Puller Kit, Universal; item 36, Appx F
Observe all WARNINGS and CAUTIONS
Solvent, Dry Cleaning; item 9, Appx E
Repair of the camshaft assembly consists of re-
placement of the camshaft gear (1), or the cam-
shaft (2) itself.
Remove the camshaft gear (1) from camshaft (2),
using three-way bolt-grip set from puller kit.
Remove key (3) from slot in camshaft (2).
Severe burns, illness, or death may re-
P-D-680, Type Ill, is moderately toxic to
sult If personnel fall to handle diesel
the skin, eyes and respiratory tract:
fuel oil property. Observe the following
avoid prolonged exposure. Skin and
eye protection is required. Good ventila-
tion is required. Do not use near open
Do not inhale vapor.
flame or excessive heat. Flash point is
Work In a well-ventilated area.
Do not use near open flame, sparks,
Clean reusable components in dry cleaning sol-
or excessive heat
vent and dry thoroughly.
If camshaft (2) is reusable, but has slight imper-
fection on bearing surfaces at small diameter
end, remove them with crocus cloth wet with die-
sel fuel oil. Work wet crocus cloth evenly around
circumference of camshaft (2) at small diameter
end until surface is polished smooth.