3-34 CAM FOLLOWER INSPECT/REPAIR/REPLACE (CONT ).
Remove cam follower housing as follows:
Remove six capscrews (1) from each cam
follower housing (2).
To prevent increased wear, mark the cam
removed so they can be installed back in their
original location on the block.
Carefully pry cam follower housing (2) from
dowel pins and remove housing and gasket
The thickness of the gaskets controls the
Measure and record thickness of gaskets used
between each cam follower housing and block.
Discard the gaskets.
Remove two locking shaft screws (1) for each
Remove expansion plug (2) from each assembly
Use a punch with sharp point to make a hole
in center of plug.
Hit one edge of plug to loosen it.
Use pliers to remove plug and discard plug.
Install mandrel in arbor press. Push mandrel against shafts in housing to move plug out of the hole in opposite end
To prevent increased wear, mark the cam follower shafts and the levers as they are removed so
they can be installed back in their original positions in the housing.