C12 Marine Engines Cylinder Liner - Install Caterpillar

Cylinder Liner - Install
1.1. Installation Procedure

Installation Procedure

Table 1
Required Tools 
Tool  Part Number  Part Description  Qty 
2P-8260  Cylinder Liner Installation Group 
486-1525  Lubricant 

Regional alternatives of Tooling (D) are available at the following website:



Keep all parts clean from contaminants.

Contaminants may cause rapid wear and shortened component life.

  1. Check the cylinder liner projection. Refer to Testing and Adjusting, "Cylinder Liner Projection - Inspect".

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  2. Apply Tooling (D) to the O-ring seal. Install O-ring seal (2) in the machined groove on cylinder liner (1).

  3. Lubricate the lower portion of the cylinder liner with clean engine oil. Ensure that the corresponding crankshaft throw is at BOTTOM CENTER. Position the cylinder liner in the cylinder block. Use Tooling (C) to press the cylinder liner in place.

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  1. Install the pistons and the connecting rods. Refer to Disassembly and Assembly, "Pistons and Connecting Rods - Install".