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Eos (1F7) V6-3.2L (BUB) (2008)

Engine, Cooling and Exhaust > Engine > Cylinder Block Assembly > Connecting Rod, Engine > Component Information > Service and Repair > Procedures

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Connecting Rod: Procedures

New Connecting Rod, Separating

New connecting rods may not be separated at the location where they should be. If the connecting rod bearing cap cannot be removed by hand,
proceed as follows:

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Mark which cylinder the connecting rod belongs to.

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Lightly clamp the connecting rod in a vise equipped with aluminum protective pads.

‹› Only clamp the connecting rod lightly to avoid damaging it.

‹› Clamp the connecting rod below the dotted line.

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Loosen both bolts - arrows - about five turns.

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Carefully tap against the connecting rod bearing cap in the - direction of the arrow - with a plastic hammer until the cap is loose.

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