6. Inspect the pinion shaft assembly. Replace bearings
if needed. Inspect each gear for damage, chips or
abnormally worn teeth.
NOTE: If pinion shaft was disassembled, the
bearing cover must be installed on the shaft
before installing the gear.
7. Install the pinion shaft assembly. Be sure to properly
mesh the snorkel shaft bevel gear with the pinion
shaft bevel gear.
8. Apply Loctite
cover retaining screws.
to the threads of the bearing
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9. Using a 5 mm Allen wrench, install only the three
that secure the pinion shaft assembly as
shown below. Leave the longer locking screw
at this point. Torque the bearing cover retaining
screws to specification.
Bearing Cover Retaining Screws:
10 ft-lb (14 Nm)
IMPORTANT: DO NOT install the longer screw.
Installing the longer screw will lock the snorkel
10. Rotate the snorkel tube counterclockwise using the
snorkel tool (PA-50231) until the snorkel gear and
pinion gear have 'zero' backlash.
NOTE: DO NOT overtighten the snorkel tube. At
the 'zero' backlash position, you should still be
able to turn the snorkel shaft using your fingers,
but it will feel rough and may have some tight