(3) Remove liner insert (3) and shims (4)
(if used) from counterbore in block.
(4) Tag liner, insert, and shims with
cylinder position number.
Compressed air used for cleaning
purposes will not exceed 30 psi. -
Use only with effective chip
guarding and personal protective
equipment (goggles/ shield,
Always store liners in an upright
position until ready for use. Liners
left on their side can become
Clean cylinder liner with fuel oil and dry with compressed air.
Check outside of liners for cracks, scoring, and flange irregularities.
Discard cracked or excessively scored liners. Clean up slightly scored liners using cylinder
Excessive liner to block clearance or block bore distortion will reduce heat transfer from
liner to block and to engine coolant. Stains or low pressure areas on outer surface of
liner indicate poor contact between liner and block bore.
Examine outside surface of liner for fretting. Remove metal particles from surface of liner with
a coarse flat stone.
Liner flange and liner insert must be smooth and flat on both top and bottom surfaces.
Replace liner if cracked at flange. Replace insert if there is evidence of brinelling.