Section 3.4 Camshaft Lubrication Sprayer

Section 3.4
Camshaft Lubrication Sprayer

The six lubrication sprayers are located internally in the upper portion of the cylinder block near the camshaft and have a guide pin for proper location during installation.‪

The EPA 98 (non-EGR) engine has one drilled oil passage hole in the lubrication sprayer – it is used to spray oil on the injector unit pump camshaft lobe. The lubrication sprayer for the EPA 04 (EGR) engine has three drilled oil passage holes – they are used to spray oil on the camshaft lobes for the injector pump, intake cam followers, and exhaust cam followers. See Figure "Camshaft Lubrication Sprayer" .‪

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 1. Oil Passages‪

Figure 1. Camshaft Lubrication Sprayer

Section 3.4.1
Camshaft Lubrication Sprayer Removal

Remove the camshaft lubrication sprayer(s) as follows:‪

  1. Remove the oil pan. Refer to "3.2.1 Oil Pan Removal" .
  2. Remove the inspection cover on the flywheel housing and install the engine cranking tool (J–46392) . See Figure "Installing the Engine cranking Tool" . Rotate the crankshaft to gain access to the lubrication sprayer(s).
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     1. Inspection Cover‪

    Figure 2. Installing the Engine cranking Tool

  3. Remove the hollow-core bolt holding the sprayer in place.
  4. Remove the camshaft lubrication sprayer(s).
  5. Clean any clogged holes with solvent.

Section 3.4.2
Camshaft Lubrication Sprayer Installation

Install the camshaft lubrication sprayer(s) as follows:‪

  1. Align the guide pin on the lubrication sprayer with the hole in the block and secure with hollow-core bolt.
  2. Torque the hollow-core bolt to 20 N·m (15 lb·ft).
  3. Remove the engine cranking tool (J–46392) and install the the inspection cover. Torque bolts on cover to 25 N·m (18 lb·ft). See Figure "Installing the Engine cranking Tool" .
  4. Install the oil pan. Refer to "3.2.2 Oil Pan Installation" .
  5. Fill the crankcase to the specified oil level. Do not overfill the crankcase. The correct oil fill capacity is listed in Table "Lubricating Oil Capacity" .


MBE 4000 Service Manual - 6SE412
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