3-9. CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS - REPLACE (Contd)
If the crankshaft is turned in the wrong
direction, the bearing tab will be pushed
between the crankshaft and bearing area in
the block. This could cause damage to the
block and the crankshaft.
direction until upper bearing tab is in the
cylinder block notch.
Remove bearing removal/installation tool
from crankshaft oil hole.
Place lower bearing half (4) into bearing
cap (2) that it was removed from. If a new
bearing is being installed, use the correct
size bearing as determined in STEP 2
above. Apply Lubriplate 105 to inside
surface of bearing half.
Install bearing (4), bearing cap (2) and two
capscrews (1) on bearing bore with the
same number as that stamped on cap, with
number facing towards the oil cooler side of
After installing each bearing and bearing
cap, tighten capscrews (1) to 37 lb. ft. Do
not tighten capscrews to final torque value
at this time.
Repeat STEPS a through k for the other
main bearings 2 through 5 and thrust
bearing (5) at position number 6.
sequence shown to 44 lb. ft.
Tighten capscrews (1) evenly again in the
sequence shown to 88 lb. ft.