Your Vehicle: 2001 Ford Escort ZX2 L4-2.0L DOHC VIN 3
Vehicle » Engine, Cooling and Exhaust » Engine » Service and Repair » Engine System - General Information » Camshaft » Camshaft End Play  
  Camshaft End Play  

Camshaft - End Play

Special Tools

Special Tool(s)

  1. Remove the valve tappets.
  2. Use a Dial Indicator with Bracketry to measure camshaft end play.
  3. Position the camshaft to the rear of the cylinder block.
  4. Zero the indicator.


  1. Move the camshaft to the front of the cylinder block. Note and record the camshaft end play.
    • If camshaft end play exceeds specifications, install a new camshaft thrust plate.