REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
See Figures 1 and 2
- Disconnect the negative battery cable.
- Raise and support the vehicle.
- Remove the timing chain cover.
- Rotate the engine until No. 1 cylinder is at Top Dead Center (TDC) on its compression stroke.
- Remove the camshaft sprocket attaching bolt and cup washer.
- Remove the timing chain with both the camshaft and crankshaft sprockets.
- Place the camshaft and crankshaft sprockets on a flat surface with the timing indicator marks on an imaginary centerline through both sprocket bosses.
- Place the timing chain around both sprockets. Be sure that the timing marks are in alignment.
- If necessary, turn the crankshaft and camshaft to align them with the keyway location in the crankshaft sprocket and the keyway or dowel hole in the camshaft sprocket.
- Lift the sprockets and timing chain while keeping the sprockets tight against the chain in the correct position. Slide both sprockets evenly onto their respective shafts.
- Use a straightedge to measure the alignment of the sprocket timing marks. They must be perfectly aligned.
- Install the cup washer and camshaft sprocket bolt. Tighten to 35 ft. lbs.