Breeze, Cirrus, Sebring Convertible and Sedan, Stratus Sedan, 1999-2005

Piston & Ring Positioning

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Fig. Connecting rod and cap installation-ensure to matchmark the cap and rod prior to disassembly



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Fig. Piston ring identification mark locations



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Fig. Piston ring orientation-2.4L and 2.5L engines



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Fig. Piston ring end-gap spacing-2.5L and 3.0L engines



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Fig. Piston positioning. The small arrows on the crown of the pistons must point toward the front of the engine-2.5L engine



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Fig. Engine connecting rod and cap installation-ensure to matchmark the cap and rod prior to disassembly



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Fig. Piston ring identification mark locations



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Fig. Piston ring orientation-2.0L, 2.4L, 2.5L and 2.7L engines



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Fig. Piston ring end-gap spacing-2.0L and 2.4L engines



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Fig. Piston ring end-gap spacing-2.5L and 2.7L engines



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Fig. Piston positioning. The arrow or weight marking (L or H) must face toward the timing belt side of the engine-2.0L and 2.4L engines



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Fig. Piston positioning mark locations-2.5L engine

 
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