2.8.17. Check of a radial gap of rods
Uncover a rod. Clear a cover of the bearing and a radical neck.
Put Plastigage thread according to bearing width on a neck and in inserts of bearings.
Put on covers of rods and fasten with the moment 30 N · m. Do not turn the crankshaft.
Again uncover rods.
Compare Plastigage thread width to a scale:
Radial beating: 0,010–0,052 mm.
Limit admission of a radial beating: 0,12 mm
Replace bolts of conrod bearings.