CRANKSHAFT - REPLACE/REPAIR
Be sure engine is securely attached to engine stand. If
engine falls from the stand, serious bodily injury could
occur and the block and crankshaft could be damaged.
2. CHECK THAT ENGINE IS SECURELY ATTACHED TO
THE ENGINE STAND, THEN TURN ENGINE
STAND SO THAT CRANKSHAFT IS UP.
3. REMOVE OIL SUCTION TUBE (5).
Remove two capscrews (3) and capscrew (4).
Remove oil suction tube (5) and gasket (6).
Discard gasket (6).
4. REMOVE PISTON CONNECTING ROD CAPS (7) AND
BEARINGS (10 AND 11).
Turn crankshaft until two pistons are bottom
Mark cylinder number onto each connecting rod
Be careful not to scratch or damage crankshaft when
removing connecting rod caps and upper half of bearings.
Any damage to the crankshaft could result in premature