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Connecting Rod Bearing: Specifications

Connecting Rod Bearing

Axial clearance

New ........................................................................................................................................................................................................  0.05 0.35 mm
Wear limit ......................................................................................................................................................................................................  0.40 mm

Check radial clearance with Plastigage:

New .........................................................................................................................................................................................................  0.01 0.06mm
Wear limit ......................................................................................................................................................................................................  0.12 mm
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Do not rotate crankshaft when checking radial clearance

Connecting rod bolt ...................................................................................................................................  30 Nm (22 ft. lbs.) plus additional 90° (1/4 turn)

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