Crankshaft end play is controlled by thrust washers located at No. 6 main
bearing cap and saddle of engine. Oversize thrust washers are available to
correct for excessive end play.
13. INSTALL DIAL INDICATOR (1O) ON CYLINDER BLOCK (4) AS SHOWN.
End play should be 0.004-0.017 in. (0.097-0.419 mm). Insufficient end play can
be result of misalined No. 6 main bearing, jammed upper thrust washer, or burr
or dirt on inner face of one or more thrust washers.
14. USING LESS THAN 12-IN. PRY BAR, MOVE CRANKSHAFT (5) TOWARD DIAL INDICATOR (10) TO
CHECK CRANKSHAH END PLAY. KEEP CONSTANT PRESSURE ON PRY BAR AND ZERO
POINTER ON DIAL INDICATOR (10).
15. REMOVE AND INSERT PRY BAR ON OTHER SIDE OF MAIN BEARING CAP (7). FORCE
CRANKSHAFT IN OPPOSITE DIRECTION AND NOTE AMOUNT OF END PLAY ON DIAL