This task covers:
Cleaning and Inspection
Tool Kit, General Mechanics, Automotive
Shop Equipment, Automotive
Engine Turned Upside Down on Engine Stand
Maintenance and Repair
Crankshaft Cover and Front Seal Removed
Set, Dial Indicator (Appendix B, Section III, Item 32)
Flywheel Housing and Rear Oil Seal Removed
Pistons, Connecting Rods, and Liners Removed
(1) Install dial indicator on engine block (1) and push crankshaft (2) towards gage with pry bar while
adjusting dial indicator to zero.
(2) Note end play while another person removes pry bar and forces crankshaft (2) in opposite direction.
Normal end play is .004 to .011" (.102 to .279 mm) with a maximum of .018" (.457 mm).