Nissan Sentra/Pulsar/NX 1982-1996 Repair Guide

Camshaft Sprocket

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Fig. Fig. 1: Gaining access to most camshaft sprockets involves disassembly of the front of the engine

Before attempting camshaft sprocket service, review the procedures for front timing cover, crankshaft damper and camshaft for your specific engine. The sprocket replacement on many engines is a very complex procedure.

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Refer to the Timing Belt / Chain Removal and Installation procedures in this section, and remove the timing belt or chain.
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  3. Remove the sprocket retaining bolt and remove the sprocket from the camshaft. On engines with a timing chain the chain and sprocket are removed at the same time.
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  5. To install, use new gaskets and reverse the removal procedures.
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