CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS MAINTENANCE
THIS WORK PACKAGE COVERS
Center and Intermediate Bearings: Removal, Adjustment, Installation
End Bearings: Removal, Adjustment, Installation
Materials/Parts - Continued
Tools and Special Tools
Tool kit, general mechanic's (Item 113, WP 0338
Plate, thrust (2)
Shop equipment, machine shop (Item 104, WP
Main bearing removal and installation tool (Item
CENTER AND INTERMEDIATE BEARINGS REMOVAL
Install dial indicator on crankshaft journal number 4.
Adjust contact pin of dial indicator against side edge of crankshaft journal, and adjust dial face so indicator reads zero.
Do not use metal hammer to move crank-
shaft back and forth. Do not contact
machined crankshaft surfaces with metal
pry bar. Failure to follow this procedure
could result in damage to equipment.
While moving crankshaft back and forth, observe dial
indicator to determine end play.
Record end play reading on dial indicator.
Remove dial indicator.