REAR SUPPORT REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
TM or Para
Hydraulic pump drive
Shop Equipment, Machine Shop; Field
Maintenance, Basic, Less Power
Removal. Remove six nuts (1), rear support (2), gasket (3), seal (4), and rear support bearing (5) from engine
block (6) using a ratchet and 13 mm socket.
Cleaning/inspection. Measure clearance, using a micrometer, between crankshaft and rear support bearing (5)
by subtracting OD of crankshaft from ID of rear support bearing (5) Clearance must be 0.0019 to 0.0031 in. (0.05
to 0.08 mm). If clearance is out of tolerance refer to para 5-14, Cleaning/Inspection step (4).