XC90 2.5T AWD L5-2.5L Turbo VIN 59 B5254T2 (2003)
Use pliers 999 5670 Pliers See: Tools and Equipment/999 5670 Pliers to lift the cover from the cylinder head.
Install the pliers at the stop lugs. Start with cylinder 1 and work alternately backward.
Slacken off the wing nuts approximately 2 turns. Repeat the procedure with the pliers.
Carefully press the camshaft seals free.
Note! Be very careful to not damage the sealing surfaces on the camshafts.
tool 999 5454
the camshaft cover
Lift out the tappets. Mark up the tappets so that the original positions can be established.
Use a razor blade or a gasket scraper and gasket solvent P/N 1161 440 on the camshaft cover.
Warning! Use a fume hood or extractor when working with gasket solvent!