REMOVAL - Continued
Cylinder head weighs more than 187 pounds (85 kg) and requires an assistant and a suitable
lifting device. Ensure proper lifting techniques are used when lifting cylinder head. Failure to
comply can cause injury to personnel.
Cylinder head must be removed level and straight up, or damage will result.
3. With lifting device attached to front lifting bracket (Figure 1, Item 5) and rear lifting bracket (Figure 1, Item 6),
carefully lift cylinder head (Figure 1, Item 7) straight up away from engine block.
4. Remove four bolts (Figure 1, Item 8), lockwashers (Figure 1, Item 9), and front lifting bracket (Figure 1,
5. Remove four bolts (Figure 1, Item 10), lockwashers (Figure 1, Item 11), and rear lifting bracket (Figure 1,
6. Remove gasket (Figure 1, Item 12).
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CLEANING AND INSPECTION
Cleaning solvent is flammable and toxic to eyes, skin, and respiratory tract. Skin and eye
protection are required when working in contact with cleaning solvent. Avoid repeated or
prolonged contact. Work in ventilated area only. Failure to comply can cause injury or death to
1. Clean all parts with cleaning solvent.
Be careful not to gouge or scrape contact surface of cylinder head or engine block. Imperfections
in contact surface may cause leakage of cylinder head gasket and equipment damage.
Contact surfaces of cylinder head and engine block must be thoroughly clean before installation
or cylinder head gasket may leak and cause equipment damage.
2. Carefully remove all remnants of head gasket from bottom of head gasket and from top of engine block.
3. Measure contact surface of cylinder head for flatness. Maximum deviation should not exceed 0.002 in
(0.03 cm) in a six inch area, or 0.006 in (0.02 cm) overall.
END OF TASK