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Re: Wooddruff key '88 5kcsq

Gurdev Sethi wrote:
> I am having some "nightmares" about my recent timing belt change. I
> carefully followed Bently and Scott Mo's how to, but I did not see a
> wooddruff key when I carefully removed the cam gear. The car runs great
> after the job but I am still worried that I may have missed something.
> Any help identifying what exactly the key looks like (bently only has one
> tiny picture that looks like a slice of orange.) Could I have missed the
> key? Is it metal? Does the '88 5k have one? I would really hate to bend my
> valves.

A lot of the later models had the key built into the cam gear. It just
looks like a notch that fits into the groove of the cam shaft.