5-72 Oil pan cleaning, inspection and repair
a. Scrape all old gasket particles from oil pan and cylinder block.
b. Wash all parts with cleaning solvent and dry thoroughly.
c. Discard and replace oil pan gasket.
d. Check for dents or cracks in oil pan.
e. Check for misaligned flanges or raised surfaces surrounding bolt holes by placing pan on a large flat surface.
f. Minor dents and misalignment of bolt holes can normally be pounded out.
g. Repair by replacement of defective parts.
5-73 Oil pan installation
a. Install oil pan starting with center bolt on either side and work around.
b. Install engine assembly.
c. Refer to lubrication chart, Figure 3-1, and service engine crankcase.
Section XVIII. Flywheel and Flywheel Housing
The flywheel is bolted securely to crankshaft with six self-locking bolts.
(2) The flywheel is machined to provide true alignment of clutch.
(3) A steel ring gear, which meshes with starting motor pinion, is shrunk onto the rim of flywheel.
b. Flywheel Housing
(1) Flywheel housing is a one piece casting mounted against engine rear end plat which is attached to cylinder
block, thus providing a cover for gear train and flywheel.
(2) Flywheel housing is counterbored for a lip type oil seal at crankshaft rear end.
5-75 Flywheel removal and disassembly
(1) Remove torque converter assembly.
When removing or installing attaching bolts, hold flywheel firmly against crankshaft. Flywheel is
NOT doweled to crankshaft.
(2) Refer to Figure 5-33 and remove flywheel attaching bolts and scuff plate. (Reinstall one bolt.)