This task covers:
Gear Unit and Center Support
Establish Rear End Play
Forward Clutch and Turbine Shaft
Establish Front End Play
All vehicles except: M997A2, M1025A2,
M1035A2, M1043A2, M1045A2, M1097A2,
General mechanic's tool kit:
Band apply pin selector gauge
Intermediate clutch alignment tool
All transmission parts must be lubricated with clean transmission
fluid before assembly. Foreign material will cause transmission
During assembly operations, it is important to closely inspect
each unit to make sure nothing has been overlooked during
inspection and repair. Plugs should be checked for tightness,
parts kept clean, openings covered, and machined surfaces
protected. Application of lubricant should be performed from
For general assembly instructions, refer to para. 2-16.
If using new transmission case, discard blue plug and copper
plug that are packaged with transmission case. These plugs are
not required on M998 and M998A1 vehicles.
The speedometer drive opening must be plugged with seal plug
P/N 8623463 on new transmission case.