ARMY TM 9-2815-256-24
AIR FORCE TO 38G1-96-2
MARINE CORPS TM 2815-24/5
Crankshaft is very heavy, do not attempt to remove crankshaft by hand. Use proper lifting
Use of bearing gage will determine wear, but will not determine condition of either bearing or journal.
Attach a nylon sling (or other suitable lifting sling) to journals of crankshaft (7).
An alternate method of attaching sling is to install a capscrew on both ends of crankshaft and attach
sling to screws.
Using proper lifting equipment, carefully raise crankshaft out of engine block.
Place crankshaft (7) on a clean flat surface and support journals with wooden blocks.