PISTONS AND CONNECTING RODS - CONTINUED
For more information on how to clean parts, go to General Maintenance Instructions (page 2-46).
Solvent burns easily. Solvent fumes can explode. Do not smoke or allow open flame nearby when using
solvent. Failure to observe these precautions could cause serious injury or death.
Be sure to wear safety goggles or lenses when using compressed air. Compressed air air and particles
moved by compressed air can cause damage to your eyes.
Clean in drycleaning solvent.
Using compressed air, blow dry.
Using wire brush, clean carbon
Using ring groove cleaner, clean
carbon from second and third ring
Using heavy cord soaked in drycleaning
solvent, clean carbon from top groove.
For more information on how to inspect parts, go to General Maintenance Instructions (page 2-46).
Replace parts that are not within specified limits, or which are defective and cannot be repaired.
Look for scoring, discoloration due to
overheating, visible cracks, and damaged
Piston (1) and
Look for cracks not normally visible by
connecting rod (2)
using magnetic particle method , fluores-
cent magnetic particle method or fluores-
cent penetrant method.