A six-bolt design air compressor mounting base, mounting bracket and gasket are used on engines equipped with a belt-driven air compressor.
Repair or Replacement of Air Compressor
To determine if repair or replacement is necessary, contact the OEM.
Inspection of Air Compressor
Inspect the air compressor for cracks or other physical damage. If necessary, replace.
Installation of Air Compressor
Follow the OEM instructions to install the air compressor. A typical mounting is illustrated. See Figure
Do not over-torque the air compressor mounting bolts. Over-torque will result in fracturing the front cover.
1. Air Compressor
3. Mounting Bolts (2)
2. Front Cover
Air Compressor Mounting
Installation of Air Compressor Bracket
Install the air compressor bracket as follows:
Place the air compressor bracket against the crankcase; then slide forward to the air compressor mounting face. Install two (2) bolts and finger-tighten to secure bracket to crankcase. See Figure
1. Mounting Bolts (2)
3. Air Compressor
2. Air Compressor Bracket
Installing the Air Compressor Bracket
Secure air compressor bracket to air compressor using two (2) bolts and two (2) washers. Torque to specifications. See Figure