3-8. CRANKSHAFT REPLACEMENT/REPAIR (CONT)
The four-digit number stamped on
the connecting rod and connecting
rod cap are the same. Connecting
rod and cap are machined as a set
and must be kept that way.
Repeat Steps (4)(a) through (4)(e) for
remaining connecting rod caps and
Remove main bearing caps (13) and
lower bearing halves (14).
Remove 14 screws (15) and seven
main bearing caps (13) from
Remove lower bearing halves (14)
from bearing caps (13). Discard
If damaged, remove 14 ring
dowels (17) from bearing caps (13).
Use only nylon straps, or
equivalent, to remove crankshaft
from cylinder block. Be sure that
nothing hard contacts the machined
surfaces of the crankshaft. A
scratched or damaged crankshaft
could cause premature engine
Remove crankshaft (16) from cylinder block (4).
Crankshaft weighs 123 lb (55.79 kg). Attach suitable lifting device prior to removal to
prevent possible injury to personnel.
Attach nylon or equivalent straps to the crankshaft (16).