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

Engine, Cooling and Exhaust > Engine > Cylinder Block Assembly > Piston, Engine > Component Information > Service and Repair > Pistons and Connecting Rod Overview > Page 1929

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Connecting Rod

‹› Only replace as a set.

‹› Affiliation to the cylinder mark - B -.

‹› Installed position: the marks - A - must align.

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Bearing Shell

‹› Note the installed position.

‹› Do not interchange used bearing shells.

‹› Bearing shell retaining tabs must be firmly seated in the notches.

‹› Axial clearance:

New: 0.05 to 0.31 mm

Wear limit: 0.40 mm

‹› Measure radial clearance using Plastigage:

New: 0.02 to 0.07 mm

Wear limit: 0.10 mm

‹› Do not turn the crankshaft when measuring radial play.

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Connecting Rod Bearing Cap

‹› Affiliation to the cylinder mark - B -.

‹› Installed position: the marks - A - must align.

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Bolt

‹› 30 Nm + 90° (1/4) additional turn

‹› Replace

‹› Lubricate the threads and contact surface.

‹› Tighten to 30 Nm to measure the radial play but do not tighten the additional turn.

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Cylinder Block

‹› Checking cylinder bore, refer to => [ Cylinder Bore, Checking ] See: Testing and Inspection. 

‹› Crankshaft overview, refer to => [ Crankshaft Overview ] See: Crankshaft/Service and Repair/Crankshaft Overview.

‹› Piston and cylinder dimensions. Refer to => [ Piston and Cylinder Dimensions ] See: Specifications/Piston and Cylinder Dimensions.

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Piston Pin

‹› If difficult to move, heat the piston to 60 °C (140 °F). 

‹› Remove and install using pilot drift (VW 222A).

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