9-24 CRANKSHAFT / TRANSMISSION
Install the drive shaft and output shaft into the upper
Apply engine oil to the sliding surfaces of the gears and
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 between
the crankcase and the bearing outer races [A].
Transmission Shaft Disassembly
Remove the transmission shafts (see Transmission Shaft
Remove the circlips, and 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.
Remove the ball bearing [A] and/or collar from each
Special Tools - Bearing Puller: 57001-135 [B]
Bearing Puller Adapter: 57001-317 [C]
Discard the bearing.
Transmission Shaft Assembly
Apply engine oil to the ball bearing and shaft.
Install the ball bearing on the drive shaft [A] with the
groove [B] toward the clutch side using the steering stem
Install the ball bearing and collar on the output shaft [C]
using the steering stem bearing driver.
Special Tool - Steering Stem Bearing Driver: 57001–382