b. Remove yoke (27) and deflector (28). If
necessary, use puller.
The inner bearing (20) will stay on the
c. Remove eight
Be careful when using pry bar or
Do not use a pry bar to remove the
screwdriver to remove gasket (24).
retainer (21). Otherwise damage to
Otherwise damage to the bore wall
the retainer could result.
d. Remove gasket (24).
The pinion gasket (24) is mounted in
the outer bore of the retainer (21).
Remove the gasket (24) after the
If gasket (24) is a one-piece design
pinion (12) has been removed.
discard gasket. If gasket has a triple
lip (with flange), inspect gasket for
d. Remove retainer (21), drive pinion (12)
wear or damage. If OK, reuse the
and shims (30) from housing (31). If
gasket, otherwise discard the gasket.
retainer (21) will not loosen, tap retainer
with leather, plastic or rubber mallet.
a. Remove cups (22).
If shims (30) are in good condition,
b. Using press remove bearing (20) in
retain shims for later use in
retainer (21) by supporting retainer flange
assembly. If shims are damaged, first
with wood blocks and driving bearing (20)
measure and record thickness of
out of retainer (21).
shims (30). This dimension will be
c. Place pinion (12) in soft-faced vise.
used to calculate depth of drive
8. DISASSEMBLE PINION (12) AND RETAINER
The bearing puller must fit under the
inner race of the bearing (20).
a. Place pinion (12) and retainer (21) in
Otherwise damage to the bearing
press. Pinion shaft should be pointed up.
b. Support retainer (21) under flange area
d. Remove spacer (23) and using puller
with wood blocks.
remove bearing (20) on pinion (12).
c. Press pinion through retainer (21).
e. Remove snap ring (13).
f. Using puller remove bearing (29)