Piston | Caterpillar Engines Troubleshooting

Tag Archives for piston

EL-740 Air Compressor Piston And Connecting Rod Disassembly

Piston Assembly (1) Compression rings. (2) Thrust button. (3) Piston rings. (4) Oil ring expander. (5) Oil ring. (6) Piston. (7) Connecting rod. 1. With a screwdriver remove the thrust buttons from the piston pins. On some EL-740 Air Compressors … Continue reading

04. August 2017 by sam
Categories: EL-740 | Tags: , | Leave a comment

EL-740 Air Compressor Piston And Connecting Rod Removal

1. Place the air compressor on its side. On flange mounted air compressors, remove the bottom cover plate. 2. Mark the connecting rods and connecting rod caps to ensure they are returned to the same connecting rod from which they … Continue reading

04. August 2017 by sam
Categories: EL-740 | Tags: , | Leave a comment

3116 and 3126 Truck Engines Finding Top Center Position For No. 1 Piston

Top Center (TC) Bolt Location (Typical Example) (1) Top center (TC) bolt. (2) Timing hole. (3) Flywheel housing. NOTE: Depending on engine application, the timing hole (2) is located at either the left front face or right front face of … Continue reading

25. July 2017 by sam
Categories: 3126 | Tags: , , , , | Leave a comment

3100 HEUI Diesel Truck Engine Pistons, Rings And Connecting Rods

High output engines with high cylinder pressures require two piece articulated pistons. Refer to the parts book to obtain information about the type of pistons used in a specific engine. The two piece articulated piston consist of an alloy forged … Continue reading

24. July 2017 by sam
Categories: 3126 | Tags: , , , , | Leave a comment

3116 and 3126 Truck Engines Pistons and Connecting Rods – Install

Installation Procedure Illustration 1 g01027781 1.Install bolts (3) and the upper half of connecting rod bearing (2). Ensure that the bearing tab engages with the slot in connecting rod (1) . 2.Install the lower half of connecting rod bearing (2). … Continue reading

17. July 2017 by sam
Categories: 3126 | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

3116 and 3126 Truck Engines Pistons and Connecting Rods – Assemble

Assembly Procedure Illustration 1 g00610428 1.Check the clearance between the ends of piston rings (5). Refer to the Specifications Manual, “Pistons and Rings” topic. Note: The oil ring must be installed over the spring with the end gap 180 degrees … Continue reading

17. July 2017 by sam
Categories: 3126 | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

3116 and 3126 Truck Engines Pistons and Connecting Rods – Disassemble

Disassembly Procedure Start By: A.Remove the pistons and the connecting rods. Refer to Disassembly and Assembly, “Pistons and Connecting Rods – Remove”. 1.Use Tooling (B) to remove retaining ring (2). Remove piston pin (4) and separate piston (1) from connecting … Continue reading

17. July 2017 by sam
Categories: 3126 | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

3116 and 3126 Truck Engines Pistons and Connecting Rods – Remove

Removal Procedure Start By: A.Remove the cylinder head. Refer to Disassembly and Assembly, “Cylinder Head – Remove”. B.Remove the engine oil pump. Refer to Disassembly and Assembly, “Engine Oil Pump – Remove”. C.Remove the piston cooling jets. Refer to Disassembly … Continue reading

17. July 2017 by sam
Categories: 3126 | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

3116 and 3126 Truck Engines Pistons And Rings

Two Piece Articulated Piston (1) Crown assembly. (2) Connecting rod. NOTE: Install connecting rod and piston group with rod forging part number to the rear of the engine. The rear of the engine is the flywheel end. Thoroughly lubricate the … Continue reading

17. July 2017 by sam
Categories: 3126 | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment