3-16. PISTONS, PISTON PINS, AND RINGS REPLACEMENT
This Task Covers:
Tools and Special Tools
Connecting rod/piston assembly removed from
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
engine (Para 3-17).
(Item 23, Appendix D)
Tool Kit, Machinists: Post, Camp and Station
(Item 24, Appendix D)
Oil, Lubricating, Engine (Item 27, Appendix B)
Shop Equipment, Automotive Maintenance,
Solvent, Drycleaning, (Item 52, Appendix B)
Common No. 2 Less Power
Ring, Piston (Set)
(Item 17, Appendix D)
Micrometer (Item 13, Appendix D)
Pistons do not have to be heated in
order to remove piston pins.
Remove piston pin (1) from piston (2)
and connecting rod (3).
Use care when removing snap and
retaining rings. Snap and retaining
rings are under spring tension and
can act as projectiles when released
and could cause severe eye injury.
Remove one retaining ring (4) from piston pin (1).