5-34 ENGINE TOP END
Cylinder and Piston
Cylinder Head (see Cylinder Head Removal)
Front Camshaft Chain Guide [A]
Cylinder Bolt [B]
Water Temperature Sensor Connector [C] (Disconnect)
Tap lightly up with a plastic mallet to separate the cylinder
from the crankcase.
Remove the cylinder base gasket.
Remove the cylinder (see Cylinder Removal).
Remove the piston pin snap ring [A].
Lay a clean cloth under the piston, to prevent dropping
dirt or parts into the crankcase.
Remove the piston pin, using a piston pin puller [A].
Special Tool - Piston Pin Puller: 57001-1568
Remove the piston.
Carefully spread the piston ring opening with your thumbs
and then push up on the opposite side of the ring [A] to
Remove the oil ring in the same procedure.
Cylinder and Piston Installation
If a new piston or cylinder is used, check piston/cylinder
clearance (see Piston/Cylinder Clearance Inspection in
the Periodic Maintenance chapter), and use new piston