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Mitsubishi Connecting Rod Bearing Identification for 6G74 and 6G75 Engines
The identification mark on the connecting rod for vehicles equipped with 6G74 and 6G75 engines has been eliminated; classifying the connecting rod big end diameter is no longer required.
Accordingly, the number of connecting rod bearing selections is reduced from five to three. This information from Mitsubishi explains the bearing selection method for the new part.
Applicable Vehicles. Due to the number of applicable Service Manuals, individual page numbers are not provided. Apply this information to the appropriate pages in section
This part is used on engines built with engine #TB9787. The identification mark has been eliminated on the connecting rod at the position shown in the drawing (Figure 1). For bearing selections, refer to Figure 2.
Affects the following models equipped w/ 6G74 or 6G75 engine:
2006 - 08 Eclipse/Eclipse Spyder
2004 - 08 Galant
2004 - 08 Endeavor
1994 - 2006 Montero
1999 - 2004 Montero Sport
1997 - 2004 Diamante
Due ot the number of applicable Service Manuals, individual page numbers are not provided. Apply this information to the appropriate pages in the Engine Overhaul section of the applicable Service Manual.
Apply this information to affected vehicles when a connecting rod is replaced with a new part.
Some or all of this information was provided by the Automotive
Parts Remanufacturers Association (APRA). For more information on
technical bulletins available through APRA call 703-968-2772 or visit www.AutoBulletins.com.