CRANKSHAFT AND BEARING SLEEVES MAINTENANCE (Contd)
Install lifting straps around crankshaft (5) and on lifting device.
Tag main bearing caps for installation.
Remove fourteen screws (2), washers (3), and seven main bearing caps (1) from crankshaft (5) and
cylinder block (7).
Raise crankshaft (5) from cylinder block (7) and lower crankshaft (5) onto supports.
Remove lifting straps from crankshaft (5).
Bearing sleeves located in the cylinder block are only half of a
precision bearing set. These bearing sleeves fit together with their
mates found in the main bearing caps. Together, this
bearing sleeve set is called a crankshaft main bearing.
Remove seven lower bearing sleeves (6) from cylinder block (7). Discard lower bearing sleeves (6).
Remove seven upper bearing sleeves (4) from main bearing caps (1). Discard upper bearing