4-36. CAMSHAFT REPLACEMENT (Con't).
Visually inspect splined end of camshaft (16) for stripped or worn teeth. Replace camshaft if
Inspect spider (1) and grease fitting (2) for damage. Remove grease fitting, if damaged. If
spider is damaged, notify direct support maintenance to replace axle.
Visually inspect inner surfaces of camshaft bracket (8) halves for burrs, rough areas, or other
damage. Replace camshaft bracket halves, if damaged.
If both camshafts (16) were removed from same axle, install as tagged.
Left-hand and right-hand camshafts are not the same.
If removed, install new grease fitting (2) to spider (1).
Install new preformed packings (13 and 15) to each bearing (14). Press bearings into spider
(1) until fully seated.
Washers (4) are installed on bolts (6) closest to axle.
Install two new preformed packings (5) to bushing (10). Assemble bushing and camshaft
bracket (8) halves with grease fitting (9) facing outboard. Install camshaft bracket halves to
axle bracket with four bolts (6), washers (4), and new locknuts (3). Do not fully tighten
Install washer (18) onto camshaft (16). Drive camshaft through spider (1).
Apply grease to two bearings (14) inside spider (1). Slide washer (12) and new retaining ring
(11) onto camshaft (16), inboard of spider. Drive camshaft through camshaft bracket (8).
Tap on S-cam (17) to ensure camshaft is fully installed. Ensure also that S-cam is in released
Ensure that inner bearing (14) is fully seated and retaining ring (11) groove on camshaft (16)
is visible. Install retaining ring (11) on camshaft on inboard side of spider (1).
Torque four locknuts (3) to 15 lb.-ft. (20 Nm).
Install washer (7) on splined end of camshaft (16).
Lubricate grease fittings (2 and 9).