Front Bevel Gears
Front Gear Case Assembly
The drive and driven gear are lapped as a set in the fac-
tory to get the best tooth contact. They must be replaced
as a set.
Press the drive gear [B] slowly with the bearing driver [A]
onto the shaft [C].
Special Tool - Bearing Driver: 57001-382
Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the bearing re-
Torque - Bearing Retainer Bolts: 8.8 N·m (0.90 kgf·m, 78
Be sure to check and adjust the bearing preload, the bevel
gear backlash, and tooth contact, when any of the back-
lash-related parts are replaced (see Front Bevel Gear Ad-
After completing all adjustment, reassemble the front gear
Replace the drive gear nut with a new one.
Apply molybdenum disulfide oil to the threads and seating
surface of the nut, and tighten it to the specified torque to
settle the bearings in place.
Loosen the nut completely and retighten it to the specified
Torque - Drive Gear Nut: 265 N·m (27 kgf·m, 195 ft·lb)
Stake the nut to secure it in place.
When staking the nut, be careful not to apply shock
to the shaft and its bearing. Such a shock could
damage the shaft and/or bearing.
Install the shim [A].
Install the driven gear assy so that the pry ribs [B] and
machined surfaces [C] align.
Tighten the driven gear assy mounting bolts to the speci-
Torque - Driven Gear Assy Mounting Bolts: 25 N·m (2.5
kgf·m, 18 ft·lb)
If the oil pipe [A] was removed, use a new flat washer on
each side of the fittings, and tighten the banjo bolts to the
Tighten the front banjo bolt [B] first, then the rear banjo
Install the rear shift lever [D], aligning the lever slit [E] with
the punch mark of the shaft.
Torque - Oil Pipe Banjo Bolts: 12 N·m (1.2 kgf·m, 106 in·lb)
Rear Shift Lever Clamp Bolt: 12 N·m (1.2 kgf·m,
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