4-9. CRANKSHAFT BEARINGS. This task covers:
a. Initial Setup.
Tools. General Mechanic Automotive Tool Kit T1 5180-00-177-7033; Basic Field Maintenance Automotive
Repair Shop Set, T2 4910-00-754-0705.
Materials/Parts. Mineral Oil.
Equipment Condition. Compressor disassembled (paragraph 4-7).
General Safety Requirements.
Observe all Warnings and Cautions.
Never wear loose clothing or jewelry while inspecting or servicing equipment.
Beware of rotating shafts, pulleys and fans which could entrap personnel and
cause serious injury.
Crankshaft Bearings and Oil Seals
Crankshaft must be supported in a suitable fixture when removing or installing
bearings to prevent damage to crankshaft.
Clamp crankshaft (1) in a suitable fixture.
Using a suitable bearing puller, remove bearings (2) from crankshaft (1).
Clamp crankshaft (1) in suitable fixture.
Bearings should be immersed in mineral oil heated to a temperature of 6000F prior
Press bearings (2) onto crankshaft.