18 - 3. TRANSFER CASE REPAIR (Model 218) (Cont' )
All bearings used in the transfer case must be correctly positioned
to avoid covering the bearing oil feed holes. After replacing any
bearing, check bearing position to be sure oil feed hole is not
blocked. Incorrect bearing installation will lead to failure of
Inspect rear retainer output shaft bearing (1) for damage. If damaged, perform steps 11 and 12. If
not, go to step 13.
Remove bearing (1) from rear retainer (2).
Be sure shielded side of bearing faces interior of transfer case after installation.
Using driver handle and rear retainer bearing installer, install bearing (1) in rear retainer (2).
Inspect front output shaft front bearing (4) for damage. If damaged, perform steps 14 and 15. If not,
go to step 16.
Using driver handle and front output shaft front bearing remover, remove bearing (4) from front