23-16. CENTER SUPPORT REPAIR (CONT).
Measure thrust washer thickness. Thickness
must be a minimum of 0.091 in. (2.311 mm).
Inspect seal ring grooves (1) on center
support hub (2). Rotate front and center
gage 360 degrees around hub (2) in seal ring
grooves (1). Replace center support
housing (3) if seal ring grooves are damaged.
Using micrometer, measure and record
diameter of sun gear shaft (4) (still inside
transmission housing) and inside diameter of
center support bushing (5). If difference is
greater than 0.0085 in. (0.2159 mm), replace
center support bushing.
Inspect seal ring grooves in piston for nicks,
burrs, dents, or displaced metal that could
damage seal. Remove raised metal, sharp
edges, burrs, or nicks with a soft honing
stone or crocus cloth. Thoroughly clean all
residue from piston prior to assembly.
Inspect center support housing seal ring
surface for nicks, burrs, dents, or displaced
metal that could interfere with mating parts
or damage piston seal. Remove raised
metal, sharp edges, burrs or nicks with soft
honing stone or crocus cloth. Thoroughly
clean oil residue from center support
housing prior to assembly.
Place center support (4) on press, hub side
Oil hole in bushing must
align with oil hole in center
Perform Step (2) if bushing
Install bushing (16) in hub with sleeve