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.
Loosen the cap bolt [A].
Remove the mounting bolts [B] and take off the camshaft
chain tensioner body [C].
Camshaft Chain Tensioner Installation
Remove the cap bolt and O-ring.
While compressing the push rod [A], turn it clockwise with
a suitable screwdriver [B] until the rod stops.
Do not turn the rod counterclockwise at installation.
This could detach the rod and the tensioner cannot
Hold the rod in position with a suitable push rod holder