B3.9 and B5.9 Series Engines
Gear Housing, Front (001-033)
Section 1 - Cylinder Block - Group 01
Use common thread or a very fine wire to hold the new
gasket splice in position as illustrated.
Mark and trim 1.59 mm [1/16 in] off the new gear housing
NOTE: When properly trimmed, the gear housing gasket
should be even with the lubricating oil pan gasket when
Position the gasket on the alignment dowels.
Use guide pins (M8 x 1.25 x 50) to assist in aligning the
gasket and gear housing. Be sure to remove the guide pins
Carefully install the gear housing, making sure both gas-
kets are in place.
If a new housing, or other than the original housing is
installed, the timing pin assembly must be accurately lo-
cated. Refer to Procedure 001-049.