[f bearings are installed properly, crankshaft will turn freely with all of bearing cap bolts
drawn to specified torque.
(13) Measure Crankshaft End Play
Mount dial indicator on rear of
cylinder block with indicator point
resting on end of crankshaft
Using a pry bar or large screwdriver
between main bearing cap and
crankshaft counterweight, push
crankshaft toward dial indicator. With
constant pressure on screwdriver, set
dial indicator to zero.
If correct crankshaft end play cannot be obtained with standard size thrust washers,
use 0.005 or 0.010 inch oversize washers.
Insufficient end play can result from a misaligned rear main bearing or a burr or dirt
on inner face of one or more thrust washers.-
(c) Force crankshaft in opposite direction and note amount of end play on dial. End play
must be 0.004 to 0.011 inch with new parts and maximum of 0.018 inch with used parts.
END OF TASK
n 5-27 Install lower front cover (7083-7391, 7083-7396, and 7083-7399)
4-33 Install pistons and connecting rods
4-28 Install lower front cover (7083-7395 and 7083-7398)
4-25 Install idler gear
4-24 Install flywheel housing
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