XC90 2.5T AWD L5-2.5L Turbo VIN 59 B5254T2 (2003)
Note! For tightening torques not in the text, see Tightening torque See: Engine, Cooling and Exhaust/Engine/Specifications/Mechanical
Lubricate the valve guide wells.
Install all the tappets.
Lubricate the camshaft bearing seats and the upper sides of the tappets.
Position the intake camshaft. Ensure that the groove at the rear edge of the camshaft is above an imaginary center line.
Position the exhaust camshaft. Ensure that the groove at the rear edge of the camshaft is below an imaginary center line.
Applying liquid gasket
Wipe the oil film off the mating surfaces on the camshaft cover and cylinder head.
Install new O-rings around the spark plug wells at the cylinder head.
Apply liquid gasket 1161 059 on the camshaft cover. Use roller 951 2767 Roller See: Tools and Equipment/951 2767 Roller.
Note! The surface must be completely covered without any excess.
Caution! Make sure that no liquid gasket ends up in the oil channels.
Installing the camshaft covers