3-17. CONNECTING RODS AND BEARINGS REPLACEMENT (CONT)
Do not use connecting rod screws.
Remove screws (3), bearing cap (1),
and rod bearings (4) from connecting
rod (5). Discard rod bearings and
Remove piston (2) and connecting
rod (5) as an assembly by pushing
out through top of cylinder block.
Remove connecting rod (5) from
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 two retaining rings (6) from
Remove piston pin (7) and separate
piston (2) from connecting rod (5).