Section V. PISTONS AND CONNECTING RODS MAINTENANCE
PISTON AND CONNECTING ROD ASSEMBLY
Engine barring tool (3377371)
EQUIPMENT CONDITIONS: Negative battery cable disconnected at shunt.
(Refer to TM 5-3810-306-20.)
Oil pan and suction tube removed.
Dry cleaning solvent P-D-680 is toxic
goggles and gloves and use only in a
well ventilated area. Avoid contact
with skin, eyes and clothes and don't
breathe vapors. Do not use near
open flame or excessive heat. The
flash point is 100F-138F (380-590C).
If you become dizzy while using
cleaning solvent, get fresh air
immediately and get medical aid. If
contact with eyes is made, wash your
eyes with water and get medical aid
1. USE SCRAPER OR 240 GRIT EMERY CLOTH AND
SOLVENT TO REMOVE CARBON BUILD UP
AT TOP OF CYLINDERS.
Only scrape or sand above piston
2. USING NUMBER STAMPS, MARK EACH
CYLINDER NUMBER ON EACH CONNECTING
ROD CAP AND PISTON.
4. REMOVE ROD CAPS (2) AND SLEEVE BEARINGS
3. REMOVE TWELVE CONNECTING ROD NUTS (3).
a. Tap rod bolts (1) to loosen rod caps (2).