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Prowler V6-3.5L VIN G (1999)

Engine, Cooling and Exhaust > Engine > Cylinder Block Assembly > Piston, Engine > Component Information > Service and Repair > Removal and Installation

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Piston: Service and Repair
Removal and Installation

Removal 

1. Remove cylinder heads and oil pan.
2. Remove top ridge of cylinder bores with a reliable ridge reamer before removing pistons from cylinder block. Be sure to keep tops of pistons

covered during this operation. Pistons and connecting rods must be removed from top of cylinder block. When removing piston and connecting
rod assemblies from the engine, rotate crankshaft so that each connecting rod is centered in cylinder bore.

Identify Connecting Rod To Cylinder

3. Inspect connecting rods and connecting rod caps for cylinder identification. Identify them if necessary.

Connecting Rod Guides And Crankshaft Protectors

4. Remove connecting rod cap. Install protectors on connecting rod bolts. Push each piston and rod assembly out of cylinder bore.

NOTE:  Be careful not to nick crankshaft journals.

5. After removal, install bearing cap on the mating rod.

Piston Rings-Installation 

NOTE:  Refer to Fitting Piston Rings found under Piston Ring, Service and Repair for piston ring specifications.

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