3-167. FLYWHEEL AND HOUSING
The maintenance instructions for the flywheel and housing are contained in the following paragraphs:
3-167.1. FLYWHEEL - MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS.
a. The flywheel is attached to the rear end of the crankshaft with six self-locking bolts. Two dowels in
the end of the crankshaft aid in flywheel alignment and provide support when the flywheel bolts are removed.
A scuff plate is used between the flywheel and the bolt heads to prevent the bolt heads from scoring the
A steel ring gear, which meshes with the starting motor pinion, is shrunk onto the rim of the
flywheel. The flywheel is machined to provide true alignment with the torque converter, and must be removed
for service operations such as replacing the starter ring gear, crankshaft or flywheel housing.
This task covers:
Lifting tool - J6361-01
Special Environmental Conditions
International Compound #2
General Safety Instructions