Tempo L4-140 2.3L HSC (1986)
Technical Service Bulletin # 91236
Engine Timing Components - Service Procedures
Article No. 91-23-6
ENGINE - 2.3L HSC - NEW FRONT DAMPER, FRONT COVER SEAL, FRONT TIMING CHAIN AND SPROCKET AND OIL PAN -
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION
LEAKS - OIL - 2.3L HSC - NEW FRONT DAMPER, FRONT COVER SEAL, FRONT TIMING CHAIN AND SPROCKET AND OIL
PAN REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION PROCEDURES
LINCOLN-MERCURY: 1984-92 TOPAZ
This TSB article is being republished in its entirety to correct the engine applications.
New front damper, front cover seal, front cover timing chain and sprocket and oil pan removal and installation procedures are available for
service use. Since design changes have been made, these new engine oil sealing procedures must be used to prevent oil leaks and ensure
adequate sealing. R and R of the engine is not required.
ACTION: If service is required, use the following procedure to correct or prevent repeat repairs and ensure adequate sealing.
Front Damper - Removal
Disconnect battery ground cable.
Remove drive belt.
Remove the fuel line shield.
Install Rotunda Engine Support Bars (014-00750) or equivalent, Figure 1. The following lift points and procedures are to be used for removing the
engine or supporting it during service, such as for transaxle removal. The equipment required is:
Engine Lifting Brackets (D81L-6001-D) or equivalent.
Rotunda Engine Support Bars (014-00750) or equivalent. An engine support bar may be made from a length of 4x4" (102x102 mm) wood cut
to about 57" (1448 mm).