CYLINDER HEAD DISASSEMBLY/ASSEMBLY (CONT)
Sheet 6 of 8)
Steam cleaning is an alternate - but less
effective - method of cleaning cylinder heads.
If it is the only method available, be sure to use
a soap and steam solution. Flush the inner
passages several times from every possible
opening. Dry with compressed air and take rust
preventive measures immediately.
Cylinder head (37)
a. Clean in hot tank containing caustic soda.
b. Check for cracks using dye penetrant,
magnetic field fluorescent or other
c. Check that warpage is within specifications.
See Engine Specifications, page 2-69.
To check warpage, place straight edge across
machined surface (bottom side) of head. Then
use feeler gage to determine gap under straight
edge. Check in several places.
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