5-16 ENGINE TOP END
Cylinder Head Cover (see Cylinder Head Cover Re-
Timing Inspection Cap [A]
Flywheel Nut Cap [B]
Special Tool - Filler Cap Driver: 57001-1454
Bring the piston to the TDC of the compression stroke.
Place a wrench over the flywheel nut and turn it counter-
clockwise to align the TDC mark [A] with the center of the
groove [B] of the inspection hole.
Camshaft Chain Tensioner (see Camshaft Chain Ten-
Camshaft Cap Bolts [1 ∼ 8] (sequence numbers, gradu-
ally and evenly)
While keeping parallel, remove the camshaft caps [A] and
oil pipes [B].
Plug the oil passage and camshaft chain tunnel with a
clean cloth for prevent the oil pipe from dropping into the
Positioning Rings [A]
Disengage the camshafts [B] from camshaft chain [C].
Staff a clean cloth into the camshaft chain tunnel to keep
any parts from dropping into the crankcase.
Always strain the camshaft chain while turning the
crankshaft when the camshafts removed.
This avoids kinking the chain on the lower (crank-
shaft) sprocket. A kinked chain could damage both
the chain and the sprocket.