Jeep Workshop Manuals
Grand Cherokee 2WD V6-3.7L (2008)
Engine, Cooling and Exhaust > Engine > Cylinder Block Assembly > Crankshaft, Engine > Component Information > Service and Repair > Procedures > Page 2489
Crankshaft: Removal and Replacement
Crankshaft - Removal
NOTE: To remove the crankshaft from the engine, the engine must be removed from the vehicle.
1. Remove the engine. See: Service and Repair/Removal and Replacement/Engine - Removal
CAUTION: DO NOT pry on the oil pan gasket when removing the oil pan, The oil pan gasket is mounted to the cylinder block in three
3. Remove the bedplate mounting bolts. Note the location of the two stud bolts for installation.
CAUTION: The bedplate to cylinder block mating surface is a critical sealing surface. Do not pry on or damage this surface in anyway.
NOTE: The bedplate contains the lower main bearing halves. Use care when handling bedplate as not to drop or damage bearing halves.
NOTE: The bedplate has pry points cast into it. Use these points only.
5. Carefully pry on the pry points to loosen the bedplate then remove the bedplate.
CAUTION: When removing the crankshaft, use care not to damage bearing surfaces on the crankshaft.
6. Remove the crankshaft.
Crankshaft - Installation
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