Camshaft Sprocket Removal
Engine Sprocket Cover (see Final Drive chapter)
Magneto Cover (see Electrical System chapter)
Remove the camshaft sprocket cover bolts [A] and take off the cover
Turn the crankshaft counterclockwise until the line adjoining the line
mark on the camshaft sprocket [A] aligns of the sprocket cover mating
surface projection [B].
Remove the camshaft chain tensioner.
With a wrench on the magneto ﬂywheel bolt to keep the crankshaft
from turning, remove the camshaft sprocket bolts [A].
Remove camshaft sprocket [B].
Using a screwdriver [A] or wire to keep the chain [B] from falling down
into the cylinder clock.
Always pull the camshaft chain taut while turning the
crankshaft when the camshaft chain is loose.
This avoids kinking the chain on the lower (crankshaft)
sprocket. A kicked chain could damage both the chain and
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