Inspect Piston Ring End

(a) Insert the piston ring into the cylinder bore.

(b) Using a piston, push the piston ring a little beyond the bottom of the ring travel, 110 mm (4.33 in.) from the top of the cylinder block.

(c) Using a feeler gauge, measure the end gap. Standard end gap:

No.1

0.26 - 0.48 mm (0.0102 - 0.0189 in.)

No.2

0.36 - 0.57 mm (0.0142 - 0.0224 in.)

Oil (Side rail)

0.13 - 0.50 mm (0.0051 - 0.0197 in.)

Maximum end gap:

No.1

1.07 mm (0.0421 in.)

No.2

1.02 mm (0.0402 in.)

Oil (Side rail)

1.10 mm (0.0433 in.)

If the end gap is greater than maximum, replace the piston ring. If necessary, replace the cylinder block.

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