Changing cam shaft seals on Lexus V8

Changing cam shaft seals on Lexus V8

Firstly remove the cord and tappet covers. Only remove the first cam cap allowing you to pull out the seal and clean the cap as well as the under surface of the seals housing. Smudge a small amount of gasket sealer on the seals outer edge and push it back into the heads recess for the seal. Now smudge a little more on the surface on the cam cap as shown in the image.

1UZ Lexus V8 engine

Cam Seal Cap Prep For 1UZ Lexus V8 engine

Re-torque the cap to Torque: 160 kg-cm (12 ft-lb, 16 N~m)

Reassemble the covers and cords.

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