C7 Industrial Engines Disassembly and Assembly – Camshaft Bearings – Install

Table 1
Required Tools
Tool Part Number Part Description Qty
A 8S-2241 Camshaft Bearing Tool Group 1



Keep all parts clean from contaminants.

Contaminants may cause rapid wear and shortened component life.



Care must be taken to ensure that fluids are contained during performance of inspection, maintenance, testing, adjusting and repair of the product. Be prepared to collect the fluid with suitable containers before opening any compartment or disassembling any component containing fluids.

Refer to Special Publication, NENG2500, “Caterpillar Tools and Shop Products Guide” for tools and supplies suitable to collect and contain fluids on Caterpillar products.

Dispose of all fluids according to local regulations and mandates.


Illustration 1 g00610640
Rear view of engine

Illustration 2 g00610642
Front view of engine

  1. Use Tooling (A) to install all of the camshaft bearings except for the front bearing. Locate oil hole (1) in each bearing so that oil hole (1) is located at the top of the bore. Refer to Illustration 1.


  1. Use Tooling (A) to install the front camshaft bearing. Align oil hole (1) in the front camshaft bearing with the oil hole in the cylinder block. Locate joint (2) in the front camshaft bearing in the proper position. Refer to Illustration 2. Refer to the Specifications for more information.

End By: Install the camshaft. Refer to Disassembly and Assembly, “Camshaft – Install”.

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