51 mm (2 in.) of the engine stand rotating shaft.
The engine repair stand should be used only by
Engine center of balance is generally located a few
qualified service technicians familiar with this
millimeters above the crankshaft.
To prevent possible personal injury due to engine
To maintain shear strength specifications, alloy steel
slippage, recheck to make sure engine is solidly
SAE Grade 8 or higher socket head cap screws must
be used to mount adapters or engine. Use LOCTITE®
mounted before releasing support from engine lifting
242 Thread Lock and Sealer on cap screws when
installing lifting straps on engine. Tighten cap screws
Never permit any part of the body to be positioned
to 170 N·m (125 lb-ft).
under a load being lifted or suspended. Accidental
slippage may result in personal injury.
For full thread engagement, be certain that tapped
holes in adapters and engine blocks are clean and not
The lifting jack is to be used when it is necessary to lift
damaged. A thread length engagement equal to 1-1/2
the engine for rotation. When working on the engine,
screw diameters minimum is required to maintain
the jack should be at its lowest position to keep the
center of gravity low and the possibility of tipping low.
To avoid structural or personal injury, do not exceed
To prevent possible injury due to sudden engine
the maximum capacity rating of 2722 kg (6000 lb).
movement, lower engine by operating jack release
Maximum capacity is determined with the center of the
valve slowly. Do not unscrew release valve knob more
engine located not more than 330 mm (13 in.) from the
than two turns from its closed position.
mounting hub surface of the engine stand.
To avoid an unsafe off-balance load condition, the
center of balance of an engine must be located within
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