Volkswagen Workshop Manuals
Passat Sedan V6-3.6L (BLV) (2008)
Engine, Cooling and Exhaust > Engine > Cylinder Block Assembly > Connecting Rod, Engine > Component Information > Specifications > Page 1900
Connecting Rod: Service and Repair
Piston and Connecting Rod Overview
‹› Offset gaps by 120°.
‹› Use piston ring pliers for removal and installation.
‹› "TOP" faces toward the piston crown.
‹› Checking ring gap. Refer to => [ Piston Ring Gap, Checking ] See: Piston Ring/Testing and Inspection/Piston Ring Gap, Checking.
‹› Checking piston ring groove clearance. Refer to => [ Piston Ring Groove Clearance, Checking ] See: Piston Ring/Testing and
Inspection/Piston Ring Groove Clearance, Checking.
‹› Checking, refer to => [ Piston, Checking ] See: Piston/Testing and Inspection.
‹› Mark the installed location to the connecting rod and affiliation to the cylinder.
‹› The 2 deep valve recesses in the piston head point toward the center of cylinder block.
‹› Installing the piston, refer to => [ Piston, Installing ] See: Piston/Service and Repair/Piston, Installing.
‹› Ensure the circlip is securely seated.
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