C6.6 Industrial Engine Gear Group (Front) - Remove and Install - Heavy Duty Gear Group (Front) Caterpillar


Gear Group (Front) - Remove and Install - Heavy Duty Gear Group (Front)
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1.1. Removal Procedure
2.1. Installation Procedure

Removal Procedure

Table 1
Required Tools 
Tool  Part Number  Part Description  Qty 
A(1)  9U-6198  Crankshaft Turning Tool 
A(2)  5P-7306  Housing 
5P-7305 Engine Turning Tool 
230-6284  Timing Pin (Camshaft) 
364-9107  Fuel Injection Pump Timing Pin  
136-4632  Timing Pin (Crankshaft) 
(1) The Crankshaft Turning Tool is used on the front pulley.
(2) This Tool is used in the aperture for the electric starting motor.

Start By:

  1. Remove the front cover. Refer to Disassembly and Assembly, "Front Cover - Remove and Install" for the correct procedure.

  2. Remove the valve mechanism cover. Refer to Disassembly and Assembly, "Valve Mechanism Cover - Remove and Install" for the correct procedure.


NOTICE

Keep all parts clean from contaminants.

Contaminants may cause rapid wear and shortened component life.



NOTICE

Care must be taken to ensure that fluids are contained during performance of inspection, maintenance, testing, adjusting and repair of the product. Be prepared to collect the fluid with suitable containers before opening any compartment or disassembling any component containing fluids.

Dispose of all fluids according to local regulations and mandates.


Note: Either Tooling (A) can be used. Use the Tooling that is most suitable. Care must be taken in order to ensure that the fuel injection pump timing is not lost during the removal of the front gear group. Carefully follow the procedure in order to remove the gear group.

  1. If the air compressor is equipped with a hydraulic pump, remove the hydraulic pump. Refer to Original Equipment Manufactures (OEM) for the correct procedure.

  2. If the engine is equipped, with an air compressor remove the air compressor. Refer to Disassembly and Assembly, "Air Compressor - Remove" for the correct procedure.

  3. If the engine is equipped with only a hydraulic pump, remove the hydraulic pump. Refer to the OEM for the correct procedure.


    Illustration 1g02048654

  4. Remove plug (2) from the cylinder block. Remove O-ring seal (1) from the plug.

  5. Use Tooling (A) in order to rotate the crankshaft so that number one piston is at top dead center on the compression stroke. Refer to System Operation, Testing and Adjusting, "Finding Top Center Position for No.1 Piston" for the correct procedure. Install Tooling (D) through Hole (W) in order to lock the crankshaft.

    Note: Do not use excessive force to install Tooling (D). Do not use Tooling (D) to hold the crankshaft during repairs.

  6. Remove Tooling (D).

  7. Use Tooling (A) in order to rotate the crankshaft in a clockwise direction and position the crankshaft at 60 degrees after top dead center. Refer to System Operation, Testing and Adjusting, "Position the Valve Mechanism Before Maintenance Procedures" for the correct procedure.


    Illustration 2g02048655

  8. Loosen threaded inserts (4) on all rocker arms (3). Unscrew threaded inserts (4) on all rocker arms (3) until all valves are fully closed. Ensure that guides (5) for the pushrods are left in position on threaded inserts (4).

    Note: Ensure that ALL threaded inserts are fully unscrewed.

  9. Use Tooling (A) in order to rotate the crankshaft so that number one piston is at top dead center on the compression stroke. Refer to System Operation, Testing and Adjusting, "Finding Top Center Position for No.1 Piston" for the correct procedure. Install Tooling (D) through Hole (W) in order to lock the crankshaft. Refer to Illustration 1.


    Illustration 3g02048653

  10. Install Tooling (B) through Hole (X) in camshaft gear (6) into the front housing. Use Tooling (B) in order to lock the camshaft in the correct position. Refer to System Operation, Testing and Adjusting, "Finding Top Center Position for No.1 Piston" for the correct procedure.

  11. Use Tooling (C) in order to lock the fuel injection pump gear in the correct position. Refer to Disassembly and Assembly, "Fuel Injection Pump - Remove" for the correct procedure.

    Note: The fuel injection pump must remain locked until the procedure instructs you to unlock the fuel injection pump.



    Illustration 4g02052394

  12. If the right-hand side of the engine is equipped, with a hydraulic pump remove the hydraulic pump. Refer to the OEM for the correct procedure.

  13. If necessary, remove bolts (7) from plate (8). Remove plate (8) and remove O-ring seal (9).

  14. Remove circlip (10) and remove gear assembly (11) from front housing (12).


    Illustration 5g02053673

  15. If necessary, follow Step 15.a through Step 15.b in order to disassemble gear assembly (11).

    1. Remove circlip (13) from gear (15).

    2. Place gear assembly (11) on a suitable support. Press bearing (14) from gear (15).


    Illustration 6g02048714

  16. Mark gear (6), gear (16), gear (17) and gear (18) in order to show alignment. Refer to Illustration 6.

    Note: Identification will ensure that the gears can be installed in the original alignment.

  17. Remove camshaft gear (6). Refer to Disassembly and Assembly, "Camshaft Gear - Remove and Install" for the correct procedure.


    Illustration 7g02053984

  18. Remove bolts (22) and bolts (24).

  19. Remove tube assembly (23) from idler gear (16) and idler gear (26).

  20. Remove plate (21).

  21. Remove idler gear (16) from front housing (12).

  22. Remove idler gear (26) and idler gear hub (25) from front housing (12).

  23. Remove hub (20) (not shown) from front housing (12).

  24. If necessary, remove bearing (19) from front housing (12). Refer to Disassembly and Assembly, "Housing (Front) - Remove" for the correct procedure.

Installation Procedure

Table 2
Required Tools 
Tool  Part Number  Part Description  Qty 
A(1)  9U-6198  Crankshaft Turning Tool 
A(2)  5P-7306  Housing 
5P-7305 Engine Turning Tool 
230-6284  Timing Pin (Camshaft) 
364-9107  Fuel Injection Pump Timing Pin  
136-4632  Timing Pin (Crankshaft) 
Indicator Bracket 
- Dial Indicator 
- Indicator Contact Point 
- Universal Attachment 
Loctite 609 Bearing Mount Compound 
Delphi Lockheed Rubber Grease 
(1) The Crankshaft Turning Tool is used on the front pulley.
(2) This Tool is used in the aperture for the electric starting motor.


NOTICE

Keep all parts clean from contaminants.

Contaminants may cause rapid wear and shortened component life.


Note: The fuel injection pump must remain locked until the procedure instructs you to unlock the fuel injection pump.

  1. Ensure that number one piston is at top dead center on the compression stroke. Refer to System Operation, Testing and Adjusting, "Finding Top Center for No. 1 Piston" for the correct procedure.


    Illustration 8g02048656

  2. If necessary, install Tooling (D) into Hole (W) in the cylinder block. Use Tooling (D) in order to lock the crankshaft in the correct position. Refer to System Operation, Testing and Adjusting, "Finding Top Center Position for No.1 Piston".

    Note: Do not use excessive force to install Tooling (D). Do not use Tooling (D) to hold the crankshaft during repairs.

  3. Ensure that all of the components of the front gear group are clean and free from wear and damage. If necessary, replace any components that are worn or damaged.


    Illustration 9g02048660


    Illustration 10g02053693

  4. If necessary, install bearing (19) to front housing (12). Refer to Disassembly and Assembly, "Housing (Front) - Install" for the correct procedure.

  5. Install hub (20) to the recess of front housing (12). Ensure that oil Hole (Y) is to the top of the hub.

  6. Ensure that the fuel injection pump is locked in the correct position. Refer to Disassembly and Assembly, "Fuel Injection Pump - Install".

  7. Lubricate idler hub (20) with clean engine lubricating oil. Install idler gear (16) to the idler hub. Ensure that the timing marks are toward the front of the idler gear. Align timing marks on idler gear (16) with gear (17) and gear (18).

  8. Lubricate idler gear hub (25) with clean engine lubricating oil and install idler gear (26) to the idler gear hub. Install the assembly for idler gear (26) to front housing (12).

    Note: Ensure that the idler gear hub and the idler gear are correctly aligned.

  9. Position plate (21) onto idler gear (16).

    Note: Ensure that the identification mark TOP is upward.

  10. Position tube assembly (23) onto idler gear (16) and idler gear (26). Install bolts (22) and bolts (24).

    Note: Ensure that the tube is correctly positioned on the hubs of the idler gears.

  11. Tighten bolts (22) and bolts (24) to a torque of 44 N·m (32 lb ft).


    Illustration 11g02048659


    Illustration 12g02048653

  12. Install camshaft gear (6). Loosely install bolt (28) and washer (27) for the camshaft gear. Refer to Disassembly and Assembly, "Camshaft Gear - Remove and Install" for the correct procedure.

  13. Install Tooling (B) through Hole (X) in camshaft gear (6) into the front housing.


    Illustration 13g02353398


    Illustration 14g02353397

  14. Ensure that the timing marks on gear (6), gear (16), gear (17) and gear (18) are in alignment.

  15. Remove Tooling (B), Tooling (C), and Tooling (D).

  16. When a 8.8 Graded bolt (28) is installed. Tighten the bolt to a torque of 95 N·m (70 lb ft).

    When a 10.9 Graded bolt (28) is installed. Tighten the bolt to a torque of 120 N·m (89 lb ft).

  17. Use Tooling (E) in order to check the end play of the camshaft gear. Refer to Specifications, "Camshaft" for more information.

  18. Use Tooling (E) in order to check the end play of the idler gears. Refer to Specifications, "Gear Group (Front)" and refer to Disassembly and Assembly, "Idler Gear - Remove and Install" for more information.

  19. Use Tooling (E) in order to measure the backlash for gear (6), gear (16), gear (17) and gear (18). Refer to Specifications, "Gear Group (Front)" for more information.


    Illustration 15g02058193

  20. If necessary, follow Step 20.a through Step 20.c in order to assemble gear assembly (11).

    1. Apply a small continuous bead of Tooling (F) to inner Surface (Z) of bearing (14). Place the inner race of bearing (14) onto a suitable support. Press the shaft of gear (15) into bearing (14) until the shoulder of the gear is against the bearing. Remove any excess bearing mount compound.

    2. Install circlip (13) to gear (15).

    3. Lightly lubricate bearing (14) and gear (15) with clean engine oil.


    Illustration 16g02052394

  21. Install gear assembly (11) to front housing (12). Ensure that the shaft of gear assembly (11) is correctly aligned with the bearing in front housing (12).

  22. Install circlip (10) to front housing (12).

    Note: Ensure that the circlip is correctly located in the front housing.

  23. Ensure that there is tactile backlash between the idler gear and the accessory drive gear.

  24. If the right-hand side of the engine is equipped, with a hydraulic pump install the hydraulic pump. Refer to the OEM for the correct procedure.

  25. Lightly lubricate a new O-ring seal (9) with Tooling (G). Install new O-ring seal (9) to plate (8). Install plate (8) to front housing (12).

  26. Install bolts (7) to plate (8). Tighten the bolts to a torque of 16 N·m (142 lb in).

  27. Lubricate each gear with clean engine oil.


    NOTICE

    Failure to ensure that the crankshaft is positioned at 60 degrees after top dead center will result in interference between the pistons and the valves. Interference between the pistons and the valves will result in damage to the engine.


  28. Use Tooling (A) in order to rotate the crankshaft in a clockwise direction and position the crankshaft at 60 degrees after top dead center. Refer to System Operation, Testing and Adjusting, "Position the Valve Mechanism Before Maintenance Procedures" for the correct procedure.


    Illustration 17g02048655

  29. Ensure that guides (5) for the pushrods are correctly positioned on threaded inserts (4). Tighten threaded inserts (4) on all rocker arms (3). Tighten the threaded inserts to a torque of 30 N·m (265 lb in).

    Note: When the threaded insert is tightened, the threaded insert must be seated correctly into the cup for the pushrod.



    Illustration 18g02048654

  30. Install a new O-ring seal (1) to plug (2). Install the plug into Hole (W) in the cylinder block. Tighten plug (2) to a torque of 21 N·m (186 lb in).

  31. If the engine is equipped, with an air compressor install the air compressor. Refer to Disassembly and Assembly, "Air Compressor - Install" for the correct procedure.

  32. If the air compressor is equipped with a hydraulic pump, install the hydraulic pump. Refer to the OEM for the correct procedure.

  33. If the engine is equipped only with a hydraulic pump, install the hydraulic pump. Refer to the OEM for the correct procedure.

  34. The engine should not be operated for a period 30 minutes after the threaded inserts on all the rocker arms have been tightened. This period will allow the force from the valve springs to purge off excessive engine oil from the hydraulic lifters.

End By:

  1. Install the front cover. Refer to Disassembly and Assembly, "Front Cover - Remove and Install" for the correct procedure.

  2. Install the valve mechanism cover. Refer to Disassembly and Assembly, "Valve Mechanism Cover - Remove and Install" for the correct procedure.

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