- Measure the crankshaft end play. Use a Dial Indicator with Bracketry to measure crankshaft end play.
- Position the crankshaft to the rear of the cylinder block.
- Zero the indicator.
- Move the crankshaft to the front of the cylinder block. Note and record the crankshaft end play.
- If crankshaft end play exceeds specifications, install a new crankshaft thrust washer or crankshaft thrust main bearing.