For items such as bearings or oil seals that must be
pressed into place, apply small amount of oil to the con-
tact area. Be sure to maintain proper alignment and use
smooth movements when installing.
Ball Bearing and Needle Bearing
Do not remove pressed ball or needle unless removal is
absolutely necessary. Replace with new ones whenever
removed. Press bearings with the manufacturer and size
marks facing out. Press the bearing into place by putting
pressure on the correct bearing race as shown.
Pressing the incorrect race can cause pressure between
the inner and outer race and result in bearing damage.
Oil Seal, Grease Seal
Do not remove pressed oil or grease seals unless removal
is necessary. Replace with new ones whenever removed.
Press new oil seals with manufacture and size marks facing
out. Make sure the seal is aligned properly when installing.
Circlips, Cotter Pins
Replace circlips or cotter pins that were removed with new
ones. Install the circlip with its sharp edge facing outward
and its chamfered side facing inward to prevent the clip from
being pushed out of its groove when loaded. Take care
not to open the clip excessively when installing to prevent
It is important to lubricate rotating or sliding parts during
assembly to minimize wear during initial operation. Lubri-
cation points are called out throughout this manual, apply
the specific oil or grease as specified.
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