3-38. FLEXPLATE OR FLYWHEEL, FLYWHEEL HOUSING, AND REAR COVER REPAIR
THIS TASK COVERS
Automotive repairman MOS 63H
Magnetic crack detector, ST-1166
Flexplate or flywheel, flywheel housing, and rear
cover removed (para. 3-25).
SPECIAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Solvent, SD-3 (Appendix C, Item 30)
Rear main seal (15434) 211253 (Big Cam III
GENERAL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Rear main seal (15434) 3006738 (Big Cam I only)
Wear protective equipment when cleaning with
Rear cover gasket (15434) 40662-A
Use approved solvent in well-ventilated area.
Compressed air used for cleaning purposes will not exceed 30 psi (207 kPa). Use only
with effective chip guarding and protective equipment such as goggles or shield,
gloves, etc. Failure to comply may result in injury to personnel.
Approved solvents may be flammable and will not be used near open flame. Use only in
well-ventilated area. Failure to comply may result in injury to personnel.
Clean with SD-3 solvent and
Scrape off any remaining
dry with compressed air.
gasket material from mating sur-
Perform step 2 for M915/Big Cam I only.
Perform step 3 for M915A1/Big Cam III only.
Flywheel (4) and spacer
Inspect for distortion, cracks,
Use magnetic crack detector
and damaged gear teeth.
(ST-1166). Discard if distorted,
cracked, or gear teeth are dam-
Flexdisk and ring
Inspect for the following: