3-15. CRANKSHAFT, MAIN BEARINGS, AND FLYWHEEL REMOVAL (Cont).
Care should be taken when using
blunt-edged tool to remove upper
main bearing. Failure to follow this
caution may result in damage to
No more than one main bearing
(8) should be removed at one
time. Always replace one main
bearing before replacing any other
Using blunt-edged tool, unseat upper
main bearing by tapping into engine
block (4) .
Rotate crankshaft until
upper main bearing is rolled out of
bearings and connecting rod caps
(11 ) are marked for installation.
crankshaft (3) journals. Discard nuts.
bolts. Push pistons
Install short piece of 3/4 in. I.D. hose
(9) over threads of all connecting rod