Isuzu_Amigo_1998-2000

Camshafts, Bearings, & Lifters

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Removal & Installation



2.2L Engines


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Fig. Exploded view of the cylinder head and camshaft components-2.2L engine

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Keep all valvetrain components in order for assembly.



    Negative battery cable
     
    Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve and hose
     
    Air intake duct and bracket
     
    Ground cables
     
    Engine wiring harness connectors at left rear of the engine compartment
     
    Cooling fan harness connector
     
    Accessory drive belt
     
    Spark plug wire cover
     
    Spark plug wires
     
    Camshaft Position (CMP) sensor connector
     
    Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor connector
     
    Crankshaft pulley
     
    Front cover
     
    Camshaft Position (CMP) sensor. Loosen the rear timing cover bolt for access.
     
    Valve cover
     
    Timing belt
     
    Camshaft sprockets
     
    Camshaft bearing caps
     
    Camshaft seals
     
    Camshafts
     
    Hydraulic tappets
     

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To install:

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Fig. Camshaft bearing cap identification locations-2.2L engine



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Fig. Camshaft bearing cap tightening sequence-2.2L engine



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Fig. Guide pin location for the exhaust cam gear-2.2L engine

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Hydraulic tappets in their original locations
     
    Camshafts
     
    Camshaft bearing caps. Tighten the bolts in sequence to 71 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
     
    Camshaft seals
     
    Camshaft sprockets
     

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  3. Tighten the camshaft sprocket bolts as follows:
    1. Step 1: 36 ft. lbs. (50 Nm)
    2.  
    3. Step 2: Plus 60 degrees
    4.  
    5. Step 3: Plus 15 degrees
    6.  

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  5. Install or connect the following:

    Timing belt
     
    Valve cover
     
    CMP sensor. Loosen the rear timing cover bolt for access.
     
    Front cover
     
    Crankshaft pulley. Tighten the bolts to 14 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
     
    CKP sensor connector
     
    CMP sensor connector
     
    Spark plug wires
     
    Spark plug wire cover
     
    Accessory drive belt
     
    Cooling fan harness connector
     
    Engine wiring harness connectors at left rear of the engine compartment
     
    Ground cables
     
    Air intake duct and bracket
     
    PCV valve and hose
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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3.2L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Keep the valve shims and tappets in order for installation.



    Negative battery cable
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    Upper fan shroud
     
    Accessory drive belt and tensioner
     
    Cooling fan and pulley
     
    Idler pulley
     
    Power steering pump and move it aside
     
    Crankshaft pulley
     
    Timing belt cover
     
    Timing belt
     
    Ignition coils
     
    Valve covers
     
    Camshafts
     
    Valve shims and tappets
     

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To install:

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Fig. Aligning the sub gear with the Gear Spring Lever J-42686-3.2L DOHC engine



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Fig. Camshaft alignment marks for the left and right cylinder heads-3.2L DOHC engine



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Fig. Camshaft retaining bracket tightening sequence-3.2L DOHC engine

  1. Install the valve tappets and shims in their original locations.
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  3. Using Gear Spring Lever J-42686, turn the sub gear clockwise to align the 5mm bolt holes in the sub gear and the camshaft driven gear. Tighten the 5mm bolt.
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  5. Install or connect the following:

    Camshafts by aligning the timing marks as shown. Tighten the bolts in sequence to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
     
    Valve covers
     
    Ignition coils
     
    Timing belt
     
    Timing belt cover
     
    Crankshaft pulley. Tighten the bolt to 123 ft. lbs. (167 Nm).
     
    Power steering pump
     
    Idler pulley
     
    Cooling fan and pulley
     
    Accessory drive belt and tensioner
     
    Upper fan shroud
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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