TRANSMISSION INTERMEDIATE CLUTCH, CENTER SUPPORT ASSEMBLY
AND GEAR UNIT, AND REAR BAND MAINTENANCE (Cont).
Inspect pinion pocket thrust faces and remove any burrs found.
Apply petrolatum to 18 new needle bearings (53), Using a new pinion pin (49) as a guide,
insert new needle bearings into new pinion gear (43). Remove pinion pin.
Apply petrolatum to 2 new bronze washers (51) and steel washers (52). Place a new bronze
and steel washer on both sides of pinion gear (43) with steel washers against gear.
Ensure that headed end of pinion pin (49) is driven below carrier face.
Both ends of pinion pin must lie below carrier face or interference may
Position pinion gear assembly (50) inside reaction carrier (21 ) and install a pilot shaft through
rear face of assembly to hold parts in place, From the front, drive a new pinion pin (49) into
place while rotating pinion gear. Using a punch and vise as an anvil, stake opposite end of
pinion pin in 3 places with a blunt chisel.