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Use A Pipe Plug For Repairs of Small Holes In Castings

Cast iron housings and cylinder blocks can have small holes because of damage during operation or pitting that is caused by cooling system maintenance that is not correct. Repair of these small holes can some times be made with the … Continue reading

22. May 2018 by sam
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Cleaning Procedure For Cylinder Blocks And Crankshafts

All Engines Caterpillar recommends to use the procedure that follows to clean the oil passages in all new, used and reconditioned crankshafts and cylinder blocks. 1. Use steam cleaning or a similar method to remove as much external dirt, oil … Continue reading

22. May 2018 by sam
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Procedure To Clean Oil Passages In Crankshafts And Cylinder Blocks

All Engines Cleanliness is a major factor in preventing bearing failures. Do not assemble debris into the engine. Successful overhauls demand clean work areas and clean components for assembly. It is important that the correct procedures and tools are used … Continue reading

22. May 2018 by sam
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Use Care When Handling Water Seals For Cylinder Head Spacer Plates

All 3400 Series Engines Petroleum products can damage the rubber used in spacer plate water seals (4W1055 Seal). This damage can be caused by the use of a water soluble oil in the cooling system or by contamination during maintenance … Continue reading

22. May 2018 by sam
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5P8665 Cylinder Liner Puller Makes Liner Removal Easier And Faster

All Caterpillar-built Engines, Except 1100 and 3100 Series Engines and 3208 Engines The 5P8665 Cylinder Liner Puller is available to remove cylinder liners from all Caterpillar Engines that use cylinder liners. This new tool is easy to install and remove. … Continue reading

22. May 2018 by sam
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Use New Main Bearings In Replacement Cylinder Blocks

All Engines During the installation of a new cylinder block as a replacement for a damaged block, many dealers have desired a recommendation on the installation of new main bearings. This can be a problem when the bearings in the … Continue reading

22. May 2018 by sam
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Change In Procedure To Check Main Bearing Clearance

All Engines In All Applications The Service Manuals and other Caterpillar literature give the procedure to check the clearance between the main bearing journals and main bearings with the crankshaft installed in the engine. In some Service Manuals, part of … Continue reading

22. May 2018 by sam
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Inspection Marks On Bearings

All Caterpillar Engines There have been some reports about marks on engine bearings in parts shipments. These marks are caused by tools that are used to measure bearing thickness. They do not affect bearing performance or service life in any … Continue reading

22. May 2018 by sam
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New 6V7059 Micrometer Measures Liner Top Flange And Valve Lip

A 6V7059 Multiple Anvil Micrometer is now available. The new micrometer can be used to measure the thickness of cylinder liner top flanges and engine valve lips. It can also be used to measure parts that do not fit a … Continue reading

22. May 2018 by sam
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Use FT1711 Light Table For Cylinder Liner Inspection

Cylinder liner inspection can be made easier with the FT1711 Light Table. Defects can not always be seen on the internal surface of a liner when a flashlight or ceiling light is used. Larger cylinder liners are very heavy, and … Continue reading

22. May 2018 by sam
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