BobCat 753 – RECONDITIONING THE ENGINE – Idler Gear And Camshaft Removal And Installation

Remove the timing gearcase cover. (See Timing Gearcase Cover Removal And Installation on Page 70-100-7.)

Remove the snap ring (Item 3) from the idler gear shaft (Item 1) [Figure 70-100-31].

Installation: Make sure the timing marks are in correct alignment when installing timing gears. See circled areas in [Figure 70-100-31].

Remove the idler gear (Item 1) [Figure 70-100-32].

Remove the idler gear collar (Item 2) [Figure 70-100-32].

Remove the idler gear shaft mounting bolts.

Installation: Tighten the mounting bolts to 17-20 ft.-lbs. (23-27 Nm) torque.

Align the holes on the camshaft gear with the camshaft retainer plate bolts.

Remove the bolts.

Installation: Tighten the camshaft retainer bolts to 17-20 ft.-lbs. (23-27 Nm) torque.

Remove the camshaft from the engine block [Figure 70-100-33].

Installation: Check the camshaft end play, if the clearance exceeds the allowable limit, replace the camshaft retainer plate [Figure 70-100-34].


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