C3.3B Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage 3A Engines for Caterpillar Built Machines – Housing (Front) – Remove and Install – C3.3B

Removal Procedure

Start By:

  1. Remove the crankshaft front seal.

Note: Refer to Specification UENR0995 "Engine Design" for non-specified engine Torque Values.


NOTICE

Keep all parts clean from contaminants.

Contaminants may cause rapid wear and shortened component life.



NOTICE

Care must be taken to ensure that fluids are contained during performance of inspection, maintenance, testing, adjusting and repair of the product. Be prepared to collect the fluid with suitable containers before opening any compartment or disassembling any component containing fluids.

Dispose of all fluids according to local regulations and mandates.


  1. Drain the coolant from the cooling system into a suitable container for storage or disposal.



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  1. Disconnect hose assemblies (1) and (2) from the oil cooler.



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  1. Remove bolts (4) .

  1. Remove front housing (3) and the gasket.

Installation Procedure


NOTICE

Keep all parts clean from contaminants.

Contaminants may cause rapid wear and shortened component life.


  1. Ensure that the front housing is clean and free from damage. If necessary, replace the front housing.

  1. Clean all the gasket surfaces of the cylinder block.



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  1. Apply liquid gasket to the seam between the lower crankcase section (6) and the upper crankcase section (5) .



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  1. Align a new gasket and install the gasket to the cylinder block.

  1. Tighten 13 bolts (4) in a side to side sequence. Tighten bolts (4) to a torque of 24 to 27 N·m (18 to 20 lb ft)



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  1. Connect hose assemblies (1) and (2) to the oil cooler.

End By:

  1. Install the crankshaft front seal.
  2. Fill the cooling system with coolant. Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual, "Cooling System Coolant - Fill" for the correct procedure.

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