5-22. PISTON AND CONNECTING ROD REPLACEMENT/REPAIR (CONT).
Engine can be turned on side while on
stand to facilitate this task.
All six piston and rod assemblies are
removed the same way.
Tag and mark all screws, rod caps, and
bearing halves upon removal.
(1) Tag, mark, and remove 12 screws (1) from
six rod caps (2) and six connecting rods (3)
in cylinder block (4).
(2) Mark each piston (5) according to
Bottom bearing halves may come out with
rod caps or stay with crankshaft.
(3) Mechanic removes six pistons (5) and
connecting rods (3) each as an assembly
from top of cylinder block (4) while
assistant pushes each assembly through