11-12 FINAL DRIVE
Coupling Bearing Installation
Replace the bearing with a new one.
Press in the bearing [A] until it is bottomed.
Special Tool - Bearing Driver Set: 57001–1129 [B]
Pack the bearing with high temperature grease.
Replace the circlip with a new one.
Special Tool - Inside Circlip Pliers: 57001–143
Replace the grease seal with a new one.
Press in the grease seal so that the seal surface is flush
with the end of the hole.
Apply high temperature grease to the grease seal lips.
Special Tool - Bearing Driver Set : 57001–1129
Coupling Bearing Inspection
Since the coupling bearing is made to extremely close
tolerances, the clearance can not normally be measured.
It is not necessary to remove the coupling bearing for
inspection. If the bearing is removed, it will need to be
replaced with a new one.
Turn the bearing in the coupling back and forth [A] while
checking for plays, roughness, or binding.
If bearing play, roughness, or binding is found, replace
Examine the bearing seal [B] for tears or leakage.
If the seal is torn or is leaking, replace the bearing.
Coupling Bearing Lubrication
Pack the bearing with good quality bearing grease. Turn
the bearing around by hand a few times to make sure the
grease is distributed uniformly inside the bearing.
Coupling Damper Inspection
Remove the rear wheel coupling, and inspect the rubber
Replace the damper if it appears damaged or deterio-