AUXILIARY SHAFT & BEARINGS
Remove timing belt. See TIMING BELT in this article. Using dial indicator, check auxiliary shaft end play.
End play should be .001-.007" (.02-.18 mm). If end play is not within specification, replace retaining plate. Remove auxiliary shaft sprocket and auxiliary shaft cover. See Fig. 5.
Remove retaining plate. Remove auxiliary shaft. Use care not to damage bearing surfaces. If removing auxiliary shaft bearings, use slide hammer and Puller (T58L-101-B) to remove bearings.
Inspect components for damage. Check auxiliary shaft-to-bearing clearance. Clearance should be .0006-.0026" (.015-.066 mm). Replace components as necessary.
To install, reverse removal procedure. Use driver to install bearings. Ensure bearing oil holes align with holes of cylinder block. Coat auxiliary shaft with engine oil before installing.
Tighten bolts to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS table at end of article.
Thursday, January 15th, 2009 AT 7:41 PM