Install the gear positioning lever (see External Shift Mech-
Set the gear positioning lever to the neutral position [A].
Check that the drive and output shaft turn freely.
Apply grease to the new O-ring [A] and install it to its po-
sition on the output shaft [B].
Install the collar [C].
When installing the oil seal [D], install it as follows.
Apply grease to the oil seal lips.
Apply soap and water solution to the outer circumference
of the oil seal so that it will go into place smoothly.
Press the oil seal to the crankcase so that the surface of
the oil seal is flush with the surface of the crankcase as
Install the removed parts (see appropriate chapters).
Transmission Shaft Removal
Refer to the Transmission Assy Disassembly.
Transmission Shaft Installation
Refer to the Transmission Assy Assembly.
Transmission Shaft Disassembly
Remove the transmission shafts (see Transmission Shaft
Remove the circlips, and then disassemble the transmis-
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.
Transmission Shaft Assembly
Apply molybdenum disulfide oil solution to the sliding sur-
faces of the gears and shafts.
Install the gear bushings [A] on the shaft with their holes