B3.9 and B5.9 Series Engines
Connecting Rod (001-014)
Section 1 - Cylinder Block - Group 01
Remove the piston and connecting rod assemblies from
the engine. Refer to Procedure 001-054.
When using a steam cleaner, wear safety glasses or a
face shield, as well as protective clothing. Hot steam
can cause serious personal injury.
When using solvents, acids, or alkaline materials for
cleaning, follow the manufacturer's recommendations
for use. Wear goggles and protective clothing to avoid
Wear appropriate eye and face protection when using
compressed air. Flying debris and dirt can cause bodily
Use a nylon bristle brush to clean the oil drillings.
Use steam or solvent to clean the connecting rods.
Dry with compressed air.
Inspect for Reuse (001-014-007)
Inspect the connecting rods and connecting rod caps for
Replace the connecting rod if the ``I-beam'' is nicked or