Do not turn the crankshaft

(f) Remove the 2 bolts and connecting rod cap (See page EM-127).

(g) Measure the Plastigage at its widest point. Standard oil clearance:

0.032 to 0.063 mm (0.0013 to 0.0025 in.) Maximum oil clearance: 0.063 mm (0.0025 in.) NOTICE:

Completely remove the Plastigage after the measurement.

If the oil clearance is greater than the maximum, replace the connecting rod bearings. If necessary, inspect the crankshaft. HINT:

If replacing a bearing, replace it with one that has the same number as its respective connecting rod cap. Each bearing's standard thickness is indicated by a 1, 2, or 3 mark on its surface. Standard connecting rod large end bore diameter

Mark

Specified Condition

Mark 1

51.000 to 51.007 mm (2.0079 to 2.0082 in.)

Mark 2

51.008 to 51.013 mm (2.0082 to 2.0084 in.)

Mark 3

51.014 to 51.020 mm (2.0084 to 2.0087 in.)

Standard connecting rod bearing thickness

Mark

Specified Condition

Mark 1

1.485 to 1.488 mm (0.0585 to 0.0586 in.)

Mark 2

1.489 to 1.491 mm (0.0586 to 0.0587 in.)

Mark 3

1.492 to 1.494 mm (0.0587 to 0.0588 in.)

Standard crankshaft pin diameter

Mark

Specified Condition

Mark 1

47.990 to 48.000 (1.8894 to 1.8898 in.)

Mark 2

47.990 to 48.000 (1.8894 to 1.8898 in.)

Mark 3

47.990 to 48.000 (1.8894 to 1.8898 in.)

Do It Yourself Car Diagnosis

Do It Yourself Car Diagnosis

Don't pay hundreds of dollars to find out what is wrong with your car. This book is dedicated to helping the do it yourself home and independent technician understand and use OBD-II technology to diagnose and repair their own vehicles.

Get My Free Ebook


Responses

  • ISMO TIMONEN
    How to change the connecting rods in a1999 toyota camry?
    2 years ago
  • eric
    What is the standard size of the crank and rod bearings in a 2000 toyota celica 1.8 engine?
    3 months ago

Post a comment