IDLER GEARS AND CAMSHAFT DRIVE GEAR REPLACEMENT - CONTINUED
INSPECTION - CONTINUED
Visually inspect all idler gears and camshaft drive gear for chipped, broken, or cracked teeth. If found, replace gear.
While flexing thrust bearings approximately 1/8 to in. (3 to 6 mm), check for cracks. If found, replace thrust bearings.
Inspect camshaft, hydraulic pump, and water pump idler gears, shafts, thrust bearings, and ring dowels as follows. If
indicated specifications are not met, replace defective gear or component.
Measure inside diameter (ID) of idler gear bushing bore. Measurement must be 2.3640 to 2.3661 in. (60.045 to
INSIDE DIAMETER, IDLER GEAR BUSHING BORE
Measure outside diameter (OD) of idler gear shaft. Measurement must be 2.3612 to 2.3625 in. (59.975 to 60.008
OUTSIDE DIAMETER, IDLER GEAR SHAFT