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Connecting Rod 1.6.1
After the leakage test is completed, empty
Dry the external surfaces of the piston in
the fuel Connecting Rod 1.6.1 oil from the
the area around the retainers and allow the
piston, dry the parts with compressed air
fuel oil to set for about fifteen minutes.
and lubricate the piston pin with clean
Check for seepage of fuel oil
retainers. If the fuel oil leaks
8. Install the piston rings on the piston as outlined in
retainers, install new retainers.
cases it may be necessary to
9. Install the piston and connecting rod assembly in the
engine as outlined in Section 1.6.3.
1970 General Motors Corp.