ARMY TM 9-2815-257-24
AIR FORCE TO 38G1-128-2
MARINE CORPS TM 10155A/2815-24/3
4-8. CYLINDER BLOCK MAINTENANCE - cont.
Cleaning solvents are flammable and toxic to eye, skin, and respiratory tract. Skin and eye
protections are required when working in contact with cleaning solvents. Avoid repeated or
prolonged contact. Work in well ventilated area only. Keep away from heat, sparks, and
open flame. Do not smoke while using cleaning solvent. Failure to observe this warning
can result in injury or death to personnel.
Clean crankcase cover with cleaning solvent and a clean rag. Allow to air dry.
Remove any old gasket material or grease from crankcase cover and engine crankcase mating surfaces.
Inspect crankcase cover (1, Figure 4-4) for cracks, deformation, or obvious damage. Inspect cover mating
surfaces for scratches, burrs, or blemishes. Replace cover if damaged.
Inspect cover gasket (3) for damage or deformation. Replace if damaged in any way.
If removed, install threaded plug (7, Figure 4-4), pipe (5), and two guide pins (6) into crankcase cover (1).
Apply grease to lips of crankshaft oil seal (housed in crankcase cover (1)).
Apply oil to crankshaft and camshaft. Make sure that oil pump drive gears are properly engaged.
Mate cover gasket (3) to cylinder block.
Mate crankcase cover (1) to cylinder block and secure using fifteen screws (2). Make sure to attach lifting
cable (4) at position noted during removal. Tighten screws in criss-cross sequence as shown in Figure 4-5.
Torque all screws to 14.5 to 16.6 ft-lbs. (200 to 230 kg-cm).
Service engine oil (Para. 3-6).