3 Series E36 318i (M42) SAL
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Replacing all main crankshaft bearing shells
Note grinding stage of crankshaft,
refer to Technical Data
When crankshaft or main bearing shells are being replaced,
the classification for the arrangement of the main bearing
shells in the crankcase is no longer of significance. Install
yellow main bearing shells in crankcase.
Guide bearing shell installed at bearing No. 4 is sole means
of axial alignment for crankshaft.
Insert pilot bearing shell in the engine block.
RA Replacing all main crankshaft bearing shells (M40/M42)
BMW AG - TIS
Issue status (12/2007) Valid only until next DVD is issued
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