i need to change my rod bearings and i was wondering if i could do it from the oil pan with the engine still in the vehicle. thanks
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2002 Ford Excursion Question: rod bearings
Answer #1Valleyautotech February 17, 2010, 15:43Master
Sometimes its possible to change the rod bearings without pulling the engine but the book shows a time of 18.9 hours which includes R & I the engine and if the crank journals are damaged you will need to have the crankshaft turned anyway.
Answer #2Johnathanlb July 08, 2010, 18:51Rookie
You can remove the transmission to remove the crankshaft which should be turned or replaced along with the connecting rod and bearings.