5-14 ENGINE TOP END
Camshaft Chain Tensioner
Camshaft Chain Tensioner Removal
This is a non-return type camshaft chain tensioner.
The push rod does not return to its original position
once it moves out to take up camshaft chain slack.
Observe all the rules listed below:
When removing the tensioner, do not take out the
mounting bolts only halfway.
mounting bolts from this position could damage
the tensioner and the camshaft chain. Once the
bolts are loosened, the tensioner must be removed
and reset as described in "Camshaft Chain Ten-
Do not turn over the crankshaft while the tensioner
is removed. This could upset the camshaft chain
timing, and damage the valves.
Seats (see Frame chapter)
Fuel Tank (see Fuel System chapter)
Cap Bolt [A]
Remove the mounting bolts [E] and take off the camshaft
Camshaft Chain Tensioner Installation
Apply grease to the O-ring.
Release the stopper [A] and push the push rod [B] into
the tensioner body [C].
Insert the push rod so that the push rod teeth are leaved
Install the tensioner body so that the stopper faces up-
Torque - Camshaft Chain Tensioner Mounting Bolts [A]: 9.8
N·m (1.0 kgf·m, 87 in·lb)
Install the rod, spring and washer.
Torque - Camshaft Chain Tensioner Cap Bolt [B]: 29 N·m
(3.0 kgf·m, 21 ft·lb)
Turn the crankshaft 2 turns clockwise to allow the ten-
sioner to expand and recheck the camshaft chain timing.