Subassembly to ensure a proper fit Install Pointed Head Bearing Cap Subassembly Bolts

HINT:

The bearing cap sub-assembly bolts are tightened in 3 progressive steps (steps (b), (c) and (e)). If any of the bearing cap sub-assembly bolts in broken or deformed, replace it.

(a) Apply a light coat of engine oil on the threads and under the bearing cap sub-assernbly bolts.

(b) Install and uniformly tighten the 10 bearing cap sub-as-sembly bolts, in several passes, in the sequence shown. Torque: 22 Nm (225 kgfcm, 16 ftlbf)

(c) Retighten the bearing cap sub-assembly bolts, in several passes, in the sequence shown.

Torque: 44 N m (449 kgfcm, 32 ftlbf) If any of the bearing cap sub-assembly bolts does not meet the torque specification, replace the bearing cap sub-assembly bolt.

(d) Mark the front of the bearing cap sub-assembly bolts with paint.

(e) Retighten the bearing cap sub-assembly bolts by 45° and 45° in the numerical order shown.

(f) Check that the painted mark is now at a 90° angle to the front.

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