1994 Chevrolet S10 Pickup Camshaft Removal & Installation

1994 Chevrolet S10 Pickup

CAMSHAFT

NOTE: To replace camshaft, engine must be removed from vehicle.

Removal

1. Remove engine assembly, and mount it on engine stand. See ENGINE. Remove valve lifters. See VALVE LIFTERS.

2. Remove timing chain and camshaft sprocket. See TIMING CHAIN & SPROCKETS. Remove oil pump drive from right side of cylinder block. See Fig. 6 .

3. Remove camshaft thrust plate. Remove camshaft. If necessary, use Camshaft Bearing Remover/Installer (J-33049) to remove camshaft bearings.

Inspection

Inspect camshaft journal diameter, lobe lift and oil clearance. Replace components if not within specification. See CAMSHAFT table under ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS.

Installation

Install camshaft bearings (if removed), ensuring oil holes are aligned. Coat camshaft journals and bearings with Lubricant (1051396). Install camshaft. Install camshaft thrust plate. To complete installation, reverse removal procedure. Download File PDF


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