Transmission Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
Front, center, and rear carrier assemblies are
assembled the same way. Assembly of center
carrier is shown.
Lubricate roller bearings (1), bronze
thrust washers (2), and steel thrust
washers (3) with lubricating oil.
Front and rear carrier assemblies are
positioned in press for assembly with rear end
up and center assembly is positioned with
front end up.
Position center carrier assembly (4) in
press with front end up.
Position roller bearings (1) in pinion (5).
Position steel thrust washer (3) at each end of pinion (5).
Position bronze thrust washer (2) on each steel thrust washer (3).
Position pinion (5) in center carrier assembly (4).
Using press, install pinion pin (6) in
carrier until both ends of pinion pin are
Remove center carrier assembly (4)
Pinion must rotate freely and have 0.008 in.
(0.203 mm) minimum end play after staking
Stake both ends of pinion pins (6) in