near open flame or excessive heat. Flash point
until the seal fits into the groove in the filler block.
solvent is 100° F. - 138° F. (39° C. - 59° C.).
(2) Roll the seal into the filler block groove with a
round object (fig. 9-15).
Cleaning and Inspection
Discard and replace gaskets and seals.
Clean all remaining parts with cleaning solvent
P-D-680 and dry thoroughly.
Inspect the oil pan for cracks, severe dents,
holes, damaged threads, and other damage; replace a
damaged oil pan.
Inspect the oil pump for visible damage.
Rotate the oil pump shaft and check for rough, binding,
or catching operation. Replace the oil pump if faulty
operation is noted.
Inspect the oil pump screen for clogging,
distortion, and damage; replace a damaged screen.
Inspect the filler blocks for cracks, distortion,
and other damage; replace damaged filler blocks.
Install the gasket (6, fig. 9-13) on the rear filler
Figure 9-15. Rolling Seal into Filler Block.
block (28, fig. 9-26) by placing a drop of nonhardening
cement in the middle of the gasket and pressing the
Trim the seal flush with the filler block (fig. 9-
gasket into the groove in the filler block (fig. 9-14).
Figure 9-14. Installing Neoprene Gasket on Rear Filler
Figure 9-16. Lower Half of Ring Seal Installed
in Rear Filler Block
Install the seal (26, fig. 9-26) in the rear filler
block as follows:
Lubricate the seal with engine oil. Position the
(1) Flatten the seal in a vise or with a hammer
assembled filler block, gasket, and seal on the engine
block (fig. 9-17); secure with the two screws