3-18. PISTONS, CONNECTING RODS, PISTON PINS AND RINGS - REPLACE/REPAIR
This task covers:
e. Place In Service
Engine Oil OE/HDO-30 (Refer
Shop Equipment, General Purpose
Repair, Semi-Trailer Mounted
Oil pan plate removed. See
Shop Equipment, Machine Shop:
Engine oil pump removed. See
Field Maintenance, Basic
Ring Groove Tool
Cylinder head assembly and spacer
plate removed. See page 3-30.
Piston Ring Groove Gage
(1) Use a wire brush to clean all
carbon from around the inner
surface of the cylinder liners.
(2) Turn the crankshaft until two
pistons are bottom center.
Keep each connecting rod cap (2)
together with its respective
connecting rod and piston (5).
Connecting rod and cap are
machined as a set and must be
kept that way.
(3) Use a wrench to remove two nuts
(l), connecting rod cap (2), and
bearing half (3) from connecting