Tag pistons, connecting rods, and rod caps
by cylinder number during removal.
(2) Remove two rod cap nuts (4) and rod cap (5) from
connecting rod (6).
(3) Remove rod bearing half (7) from rod cap (5).
Use care when removing piston and
connecting rod to prevent damage to
connecting rod bolt threads and crankshaft
journals. Failure to comply may result in
damage to equipment.
(4) Remove piston and connecting rod assembly (8) from
cylinder block (3).
(5) Remove rod bearing half (7) from connecting rod (6).
(6) Perform steps (1) through (5) on remaining pistons and
connecting rod assemblies.
Use care when removing retaining rings.
Retaining rings are under tension and can
act as projectiles when released. Failure to
comply may result in injury to personnel.
All pistons are disassembled the same way.
One piston shown.
(1) Remove retaining ring (1) from piston skirt (2).
(2) Remove retaining ring (3) from piston skirt (2).
(3) Remove piston pin (4) and piston skirt (2) from
connecting rod (5).
(4) Separate piston crown (6) from piston skirt (2).