Bearings, Connecting Rod (001-005)
B3.9 and B5.9 Series Engines
Section 1 - Cylinder Block - Group 01
Wear appropriate eye and face protection when using
compressed air. Flying debris and dirt can cause bodily
Wash the bearing and connecting rod caps.
Dry with compressed air.
Inspect for Reuse (001-005-007)
Inspect the connecting rod caps, connecting rod bearing
saddles, and capscrews for nicks, cracks, burrs, scratches,
Inspect the bearings for damage. Refer to Parts Reuse
Guidelines, Bulletin No. 3810303 for more information on
Replace any bearings that have the following damage:
Lock tang damage
Inspect the bearing shell seating surface for nicks or burrs.
If nicks or burrs can not be removed with Scotch-BriteTM
7448 or equivalent, the bearings must be replaced.
NOTE: If bearings are damaged, they must be replaced as