Camshaft Chain Tensioner
Camshaft Chain Tensioner Installation
Remove the tensioner cap bolt and O-ring.
While compressing the push rod [A], turn it clockwise [B]
with a standard tip screwdriver until the rod protrusion
comes to about 10 mm (0.4 in.) from the tensioner body.
Do not turn the rod counterclockwise at installation.
This could detach the rod and the tensioner cannot
While holding the rod in position with a suitable push rod
holder plate [A], install the tensioner on the cylinder.
4 mm (0.16 in.) [B]
6 mm (0.24 in.) [C]
15 mm (0.60 in.) [D]
9.5 mm (0.37 in.) [E]
To make the procedure easy, use a holder plate to keep
the rod from pushing out. A replacement chain ten-
sioner (spare parts) has a holder plate. The holder plate
can be made less than 1 mm (0.0394 in.) thick steel
plate as shown.
Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of
tensioner mounting bolts [A] and tighten them to the spec-
Torque - Camshaft Chain Tensioner Mounting Bolts: 5.2
N·m (0.53 kgf·m, 46 in·lb)
Take out the holder plate [B].
Be sure that the new O-ring [A] is properly in place and
tighten the cap bolt [B].
Torque - Camshaft Chain Tensioner Cap Bolt: 5.2 N·m (0.53
kgf·m, 46 in·lb)
Install the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Installation in the Fuel
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