7.3L Power Stroke – OVERHAUL – CYLINDER BLOCK ASSEMBLY – Crankshaft & Main Bearings

1. Ensure main bearing caps are marked or location and direction of installation before removing from cylinder                block. Ensure connecting rod journals, crankshaft main bearing journal diameter, taper and out-of-round are             within specification. See CRANKSHAFT, MAIN & CONNECTING ROD BEARINGS table under ENGINE                       SPECIFICATIONS.
2. Apply light coat of engine oil to main bearing cap bolt threads before tightening bolt to specification. See                        TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS. Ensure oil clearance and end play are within specification. See CRANKSHAFT,                MAIN & CONNECTING ROD BEARINGS table under ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS.