Peugeot 406

since 1996 release

Repair and operation of the car



Peugeot 406
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
- 3. Engine
   + 3.1. Petrol engines
   + 3.2. Diesel engines
   - 3.3. Repair of the engine
      3.3.1. Technical data
      3.3.2. Removal and installation of the engine and transmission
      3.3.3. Removal and installation of engines with the automatic transmission
      3.3.4. Repair of the engine
      3.3.5. Removal and installation of a head of the block of cylinders
      3.3.6. Dismantling of a head of the block of cylinders
      3.3.7. Cleaning and survey of a head of the block of cylinders
      3.3.8. Assembly of a head of the block of cylinders
      3.3.9. Removal of pistons with rods
      3.3.10. Removal of the crankshaft
      3.3.11. Block of cylinders
      3.3.12. Pistons and rods
      3.3.13. Crankshaft
      3.3.14. Survey of radical and conrod bearings
      3.3.15. Engine balance of assembly at capital repairs
      3.3.16. Installation of piston rings
      + 3.3.17. Installation of the crankshaft and check of working gaps of radical bearings
      - 3.3.18. Installation of pistons
         3.3.18.1. Choice of an insert of the bearing
         3.3.18.2. Check of a working gap of an insert of the conrod bearing
      3.3.19. Start of the engine after capital repairs
+ 4. Cooling systems, heating and ventilation
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. System of ignition
+ 7. Coupling
+ 8. Transmissions
+ 9. Power shafts
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Suspension bracket and steering
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Main malfunctions


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3.3.18.1. Choice of an insert of the bearing

GENERAL INFORMATION

On the majority of engines two sizes of connecting rods are used: the standard size for use with the standard crankshaft and the increased size for use with the crankshaft repolished once.

Before installation of the lower head of a rod check a working gap of the conrod bearing as it is specified in subsection 3.3.18.2.
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