Caterpillar 3208
FUEL INJECTION PUMP HOUSING AND GOVERNOR DISASSEMBLY & ASSEMBLY

•Remove Fuel Injection Pump Housing & Governor

TOOLS NEEDED

A

B

3P1544

Timing Pin

1

 

5P2371

Plate

 

1

OS1616

Bolt ¼”20 NC x 1” long

 

2


Start By:
a) Removing the air filter
b) Removing the fuel injection lines
c) Removing air inlet manifold

3208 Instructions 1.  Remove plug from cover in fuel injection pump housing and install tool (A).  Turn the crankshaft (clockwise) until the timing pin drops into the grove (slot) in the fuel injection pump camshaft.
3208 Instructions 2.  Remove two nuts (2) and the tachometer drive housing (1)
3208 Instructions 3.   Remove tachometer drive shaft (3)
3208 Instructions 4.  Install tooling (B) into the camshaft drive gear for the fuel injection pump.  Turn bolts (4) evenly until the drive gear is free of the shaft.  Remove tooling (B)
3208 Instructions 5.  Remove the plug from the timing hole in the front cover and install a 5/16”-18 NC bolt (5) 2 1/2 in. long.  The cover bolt from hole (6) can be used.  Turn the crankshaft (clockwise) until bolt can be installed into timing hole.  The camshaft for the fuel injection pump is now in correct time to the engine.
3208 Instructions 6.  Remove line (7).  Remove bolts (8) from base of the fuel injection pump housing.
3208 Instructions 7.   Remove the fuel injection pump housing and governor as a unit.

•Install Fuel Injection Pump Housing & Governor
3208 Instructions

1.  Put the fuel injection pump housing and governor in position on the engine.  Install the bolts and lines.
2. Install the tachometer drive shaft and tighten it to a torque of 110 +- 10 lb. Ft. (149 +- 14 N*m).
3. To check the timing, remove the timing pin and the bolt.  Turn the crankshaft (clockwise) two revolutions and install the timing pin and bolt back in place.  If the timing pin or bolt cannot be installed, the fuel injection pump camshaft must be put into time again before step 4 is done.
4. Remove the bolt from the timing gear.  Install the plug into the timing hole.
5. Remove the timing pin from the timing grove (slot) in the fuel injection pump camshaft
6.  Install the tachometer drive housing.

End By:
a) Installing air inlet manifold
b) Installing fuel injection lines
c) Installing air cleaner