Transmission Shaft Removal
Split the crankcase (see Crankcase Splitting).
Remove the drive shaft [A] and output shaft [B].
Transmission Shaft Installation
Check to see that the set pins [A] and set rings [B] are in
Install the drive shaft and output shaft into the upper
Apply engine oil to the bearings.
The bearing set pins and rings must match properly with
the holes or grooves in the bearing outer races. When
they are properly matched, there is no clearance [A] be-
tween the crankcase and the bearing outer races.
Assemble the crankcase (see Crankcase Assembly).
Press in the oil seal [A] onto collar [B] so that the surface
of the oil seal is flush with the counterbore bottom surface
[C] of the crankcase.
Apply high-temperature grease to the oil seal lips.
Transmission Shaft Disassembly
Remove the transmission shafts (see Transmission Shaft
Remove the circlips, disassemble the transmission
Special Tool - Outside Circlip Pliers: 57001-144
The 5th gear [A] on the output shaft has three steel balls
assembled into it for the positive neutral finder mecha-
nism. Remove the 5th gear.
Set the output shaft in a vertical position holding the 3rd
Spin the 5th gear quickly [C] and pull it off upward.