DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS
Remove thrust plates (4) from each side of the
REMOVE CRANKSHAFT MAIN
center main bearing.
Engine Turning Tool
Main Bearing Wrench
Bearing Removal and
a) remove piston cooling jets
Drain the oil from the oil pan.
Use tool (A) to turn the engine flywheel to move
counterweights (1) in position for removal.
Remove counterweights (1) from the crankshaft
through the side of the cylinder block.
Use tool (A) and turn the engine flywheel to
move the connecting rod bearing surface
(journal) to the top center position.
Use tool (B) and loosen the four bolts that hold
the main bearing cap in position.
Hold the main bearing cap in position with a pry
bar and remove the bolts and lower the bearing
cap from the cylinder block.
Remove the bearing caps from the side of the
engine. The weight of the bearing cap is 16 kg
Remove the lower bearing half (2) from bearing