10-8 FINAL DRIVE
Coupling Bearing Removal
Pull out the coupling collar from the left.
Remove the oil seal.
Using the bearing driver set [A] or some other suitable tool, remove
the bearing [B] by tapping from the drum side.
Special Tools - Bearing Driver Set: 57001–1129
Coupling Bearing Installation
Inspect the bearing, and replace it if necessary.
Press in the bearing so that the marked side faces out until it is
Replace the oil seal with a new one.
Press in the oil seal so that the seal surface is ﬂush with the end of
Apply high-temperature grease to the oil seal lips.
Special Tool -
Bearing Driver Set: 57001–1129
Coupling Bearing Inspection and Lubrication
Since the coupling bearing is made to extremely close tolerances, the
clearance cannot normally be measured.
Wash the bearing with a high-ﬂash-point solvent, dry it (do not spin it
while it is dry), and oil it. Spin it by hand to check its condition.
If it is noisy, doesn't spin smoothly, or has any rough sports, it must
If the bearing is to be used again, rewash it with a high-ﬂash-point
solvent, dry it, and pack it with good quality bearing grease. Turn the
bearing around by hand a few times to make sure the grease [A] is
distributed uniformly inside the bearing, and wipe the old grease out
of the coupling before bearing installation.
Coupling Damper Inspection
Remove the rear wheel coupling, and inspect the rubber dampers [A].
Replace the dampers if they appear damaged or deteriorated.