PISTON AND CYLINDER ASSEMBLY MAINTENANCE - CONTINUED
INSTALLATION - CONTINUED
Perform procedures in step 11 through 20 for remaining connecting rod and piston assemblies.
Remove two connecting rod cap nuts and connecting rod cap, temporarily installed during Removal, step 7.
Nicks or burrs on no-tapered inside diameter end of piston ring compressor may result in damage to piston
rings. Inspect piston ring compressor for nicks or burrs.
Ensure piston ring gaps are staggered.
Coat inside of piston ring compressor (32) with clean engine lubricating oil.
Install tapered end of piston ring compressor (32) over end of connecting rod (12) and down on piston. Slide piston ring
compressor down until it contacts bottom of pan.
Position crankshaft connecting rod journal of cylinder being serviced at bottom-dead-center.