CONNECTING ROD BEARINGS INSPECTION (CONT)
(Sheet 2 of 2)
Connecting rod bearings
a. Check for roughness, discoloration, metal
flaking or embedded metal particles.
b. Inspect back of bearing halves for bright
moving in connecting rod bore.
Minor scratches in the bearing, caused by
abrasive material rolling between the bearing
and journal, are not necessarily harmful and
do not indicate that the bearing needs to be