9-5. REAR DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT/REPAIR/
Use care when installing snap and
retaining rings. Snap and retaining
rings are under spring tension and
can act as projectiles when released
and could cause severe eye injury.
Install snap ring (43) into groove on
end of bevel pinion (29).
Apply thin film of gear lubricant to
inner and outer bearing cups (41
and 42) and bearing cones (38 and 39).
Install bearing spacer (40) on bevel pinion against inner bearing cone (39).
Install bevel pinion (29) and bearing assembly into bearing cage (30).
Use press and suitable sleeve driver to install outer bearing cone (38) on bevel pinion tight
against bearing spacer (40).
Install pinion bearing cage thrust washer (37).
Adjust preload of bearings (38, 39, 41,
and 42) on bevel pinion (29).
Install companion yoke (9),
washer (32), and nut (31) on bevel
pinion (29). If necessary, use a press
to push yoke on pinion. Companion
yoke must be against thrust
Shims are not installed at this time.
Temporarily install bevel pinion (29)
and bearing cage (30) assembly in
differential carrier (2). Do not install
shims (34) under bearing cage.
Install eight screws (33) in bearing
cage (30) finger tight.