These tasks contain information needed to disassemble engine and its components, and to assemble
engine from its subassemblies into a complete engine.
Before disassembly, a visual inspection of engine and its subassemblies is recommended to deter-
mine if repair is required. Inspection of each subassembly and tagging of components and positions
will help ensure correct assembly. Remove and replace components and parts from engine in order in
which they appear in this section. Individual components may be removed by noting equipment con-
dition to be performed.
Before assembly, it is important to check each subassembly to make sure nothing has been over-
looked during inspection and repair.
Read and understand all WARNINGS, CAUTIONS, and NOTES.
Torque limits and tolerances will be included in each applicable task. It is important to pay attention to
all torque limits and tolerances. Section XVI, chapter 2 contains a complete list of all torque limits and
Any cleaning procedure, except for unique situations, can be found in section III, chapter 2, General
Maintenance Instructions. Lubricants should be kept in clean, covered containers. Work area should
be kept as clean as possible.
When engine is removed from chassis, support it on engine transport stand. Perform all necessary
disassembly procedures to prepare engine for mounting on suitable engine repair stand. Engine
maintenance is performed on the engine repair stand. For final assembly of engine, remove it from
the engine repair stand and remount engine on engine transport stand. Mounting procedures on
engine repair and transport stands are left up to the discretion of the repair facility.
Disassembly and assembly of the NTC-290 diesel engine must be performed In the order that the para-
graphs are presented In this sect/on, starting with Turbocharger and Oil Line Removal.