5-16 ENGINE TOP END
Camshaft, Camshaft Chain
Cylinder Head Cover (see Cylinder Head Cover Re-
moval in this chapter)
Crankshaft Sensor Cover (see Crankshaft Sensor Re-
moval in the Electrical System chapter)
Position the crankshaft at #1, 4 piston TDC.
TDC mark [A] for #1, 4 Pistons
Timing Mark (Crankcase Halves Mating Surface) [B]
Camshaft Chain Tensioner (see Camshaft Chain Ten-
sioner Removal in this chapter)
Plug Hole Gaskets and Cylinder Head Cover Gasket
Camshaft Cap Bolts [A]
Camshaft Cap [B]
Stuff a clean cloth into the chain tunnel to keep any parts
from dropping into the crankcase.
Loosen the camshaft cap bolts as shown sequence in the
If camshaft cap bolt have not loosen with specified
loosening sequence, the valve spring force could
deform the camshaft cap and oil line boss.
Remove the cam sprocket mounting bolts [A].
Remove the cam sprocket.
The crankshaft may be turned while the camshafts
are removed. Always pull the chain taut while turn-
ing the crankshaft. This avoids kinking the chain
on the lower (crankshaft) sprocket. A kinked chain
could damage both the chain and the sprocket.
Be sure to install the following parts.
Dowel Pins [C]