2000-01 CAMSHAFT 5.4L V8 – VIN L
Remove camshaft followers and lash adjusters. See CAMSHAFT FOLLOWER & LASH ADJUSTER .
Remove timing chains. See TIMING CHAINS . Remove camshaft cap bolts in reverse order of tightening
sequence. See Fig. 13 . Remove camshaft caps and camshaft.
Measure camshaft bore I.D. and journal O.D. to determine oil clearance. Measure lobe lift. Replace camshaft if
measurements are not within specification. See CAMSHAFT table under ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS.
1. Coat components with engine oil, and install components. Install all bolts for camshaft caps, and tighten
them finger tight. Tighten bolts to 72-106 INCH lbs. (8-12 N.m) in sequence. See Fig. 13 .
2. Ensure camshaft end play is within specification. See CAMSHAFT table under ENGINE
SPECIFICATIONS. To install remaining components, reverse removal procedure. Tighten all bolts to
specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS .