C15 On-Highway Engine Crankshaft - Remove Caterpillar


Crankshaft - Remove
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C15 On-Highway Engine [RENR9706]
1.1. Removal Procedure

Removal Procedure

Table 1
Required Tools 
Tool  Part Number  Part Description  Qty 
439-3940  Link Bracket 
1H-3110  Bearing Puller 
8B-7560 Step Plate 
9U-6600 Hand Hydraulic Pump 
1H-3108 Push-Puller Leg 
1H-3107 Bearing Puller 
3H-0468 Puller Plate 
3H-0465 Push-Puller Plate 
1P-0820 Hydraulic Puller 
5B-0637 Nut 
8S-6586 Forcing Screw 
5P-0944  Dowel Puller Group 
5P-0939 Dowel Extractor 

Start By:

  1. Remove the front housing.

  2. Remove the flywheel housing.

  3. Remove the piston cooling jets.


NOTICE

Keep all parts clean from contaminants.

Contaminants may cause rapid wear and shortened component life.


  1. Check the main bearing caps for identification for the location and the direction in the cylinder block. The identification marks on the main bearing caps must be installed in the same direction prior to removal.

  2. Check the connecting rod and the connecting rod bearing caps for identification and the location in the cylinder block.


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  3. Remove bolts (1) for connecting rod bearing cap (2). Remove the connecting rod bearing caps.


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  4. Remove bolts (3) for main bearing cap (4). Remove the main bearing caps.


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  5. Install Tooling (A) and a suitable lifting device on each end of crankshaft (5). The weight of crankshaft (5) is approximately 177 kg (390 lb).

  6. Remove the crankshaft from the cylinder block.

  7. Remove the thrust plates from each side of the No. 4 main bearing.

  8. Remove the lower main bearings from the main bearing caps. Remove the upper main bearings from the cylinder block.

    Note: Mark the used main bearings or identify the used main bearings for installation if the main bearings will be used again.



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  9. Use Tooling (B) to remove crankshaft gear (6) from crankshaft (5).


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  10. If necessary, use Tooling (C) to remove dowel (7) and dowel (8) from crankshaft (5).

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