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SERIES 55 CAMSHAFT FUEL PUMP DRIVE GEAR

The camshaft fuel pump drive gear is located under the hydraulic pump cover on the front of the engine. The camshaft fuel pump drive gear is attached to the DVB pump drive. The fuel pump is driven off the crankshaft drive gear. ‪

Replacement of Camshaft Fuel Pump Drive Gear

To determine if replacement of the camshaft fuel pump drive gear is necessary, perform the following procedure ( see Figure 25364 ): ‪

Camshaft Fuel Pump Drive Gear Replacement Flowchart

Removal of Camshaft Fuel Pump Drive Gear

Remove camshaft fuel pump drive gear as follows: ‪

  1. Remove engine fan belts and fan belt tensioner. Refer to section .
  2. Remove front engine mount. Refer to section .
  3. Remove crankshaft pulley. Refer to section .
  4. Remove vibration damper and splash ring. Refer to section .
  5. Remove the five upper front cover mounting bolts and the four DVB pump bolts. Refer to section .
  6. Remove the upper front cover and mounting gasket. Discard the gasket.
  7. Remove the three mounting bolts securing the DVB pump drive gear to the camshaft fuel pump drive gear. Refer to section .
  8. Remove the camshaft fuel pump drive gear from the camshaft. See Figure 25470 .

    1.Cover DVB Mounting Bolts ‪

    5.Camshaft Fuel Pump Drive Gear Mounting Bolts ‪

    2.DVB Pump Cover ‪

    6.DVB Pump Drive Gear ‪

    3.DVB Pump Cover Gasket ‪

    7.DVB Pump Drive Gear Mounting Bolts ‪

    4.Camshaft Fuel Pump Drive Gear ‪

    Camshaft Fuel Pump Drive Gear Removal

Inspection of Camshaft Fuel Pump Drive Gear

Inspect the camshaft fuel pump drive gear as follows: ‪

  1. Clean all of the removed parts in clean fuel oil.

    To avoid injury from flying debris when using compressed air, wear adequate eye protection (face shield or safety goggles) and do not exceed 40 psi (276 kPa) air pressure.

  2. Dry with compressed air.
  3. Inspect the camshaft fuel pump drive gear for cracks, broken, chipped teeth, or damage to mounting bolt holes.
  4. If the camshaft fuel pump drive gear is damaged, it must be replaced.

Installation of Camshaft Fuel Pump Drive Gear

Install the camshaft fuel pump drive gear as follows: ‪

  1. Align the dowel pin hole on the camshaft fuel pump drive gear with the camshaft.

    Note: No timing mark alignment is required between the camshaft fuel pump drive gear and the fuel pump drive gear.

  2. Position the DVB drive gear over the camshaft fuel pump drive gear, install three mounting bolts, and torque them to 30-38 N m (22-28 lb ft).
  3. Install a new upper front cover gasket.
  4. Install the upper front cover. Torque the five front cover mounting bolts and four DVB pump mounting bolts to 58-73 N m (43-54 lb ft).
  5. Install the splash ring and vibration damper. Refer to section .
  6. Install the crankshaft pulley. Refer to section .
  7. Install the front engine mount.
  8. Install the engine fan belts and fan belt tensioner. Refer to section .