# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Small Engine Technology II Task 679312116

CTE Resource Center - Verso

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Install a camshaft.

Definition

Following manufacturer’s specifications and instructor’s guidelines, process should include

  • lubricating wear surfaces with appropriate lubricant
  • determining sequence for installing related parts
  • installing camshaft in block following proper timing procedures
  • rotating engine crankshaft and camshaft to check for binding and proper operation.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What precision tools are required in the replacement of a camshaft?
  • When should a camshaft be replaced?
  • Why is cleanliness an important part of camshaft replacement?