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Camshaft Journal-Clearance

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Special Tool(s)

NOTE: The camshaft journals must meet specifications before checking camshaft journal clearance.

  1. Remove the camshaft bearing cap and lay Plastigage across the surface.


  1. NOTE: Do not turn the camshaft while carrying out this procedure. Position the camshaft bearing cap and install the bolts.
  2. Use Plastigage to verify the camshaft journal clearance.
    • If it is out of specification, install new components as necessary.