Section 1.5 Engine Lifter Brackets

Section 1.5
Engine Lifter Brackets

Two lifter brackets are used to remove and replace the engine. See Figure "Lifting Engine from Vehicle" .‪

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1.Rear Lifter Bracket‪

3.Spreader Bar‪

2.Lifting Sling (2)‪

4.Front Lifter Bracket‪

Figure 1. Lifting Engine from Vehicle

If a lifter bracket is removed while any other service operation is being performed, ensure that it is reinstalled.‪

Section 1.5.1
Repair or Replacement of Lifter Bracket

To determine if repair is possible or replacement is necessary, perform the following procedure. See Figure "Repair or Replacement of Lifter Bracket Flowchart" .‪

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Figure 2. Repair or Replacement of Lifter Bracket Flowchart

Section 1.5.2
Removal of Lifter Bracket

Remove the bolts securing the lifter bracket to the engine. See Figure "Engine Lifter Brackets" .‪

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1.Front Bracket Bolt‪

3.Rear Engine Lifter Bracket‪

2.Front Engine Lifter Bracket‪

4.Rear Bracket Bolt‪

Figure 3. Engine Lifter Brackets

Section 1.5.3
Inspection of Lifter Bracket

Inspect lifter brackets as follows:‪

NOTICE:

A bent or otherwise damaged bracket may cause injury or component damage when the engine is being lifted. Replace damaged or bent brackets before lifting engine.‪

  1. Inspect each bracket for cracks, bending, or other damage. If any of these conditions is detected, replace bracket.

Section 1.5.4
Installation of Lifter Bracket

Install the lifter brackets as follows:‪

  1. Install brackets to the engine. See Figure "Engine Lifter Brackets" .
  2. Torque the front engine lifter bracket mounting bolts to 101-126 N · m (75-93 lb · ft).
  3. Torque the rear engine lifter bracket to 245-306 N · m (181-226 lb · ft).


Series 55 Service Manual - 6SE55
Generated on 10-13-2008