23-17. PLANETARY GEARING, SHAFTS, AND THIRD CLUTCH REPAIR (CONT).
Use care when removing retaining rings. Retaining rings are under tension and can act as
projectiles when released causing injury to personnel.
Use care when removing retaining ring from transmission housing not to scratch center
support area of transmission housing. When removing retaining ring, keep open end of
retaining ring in open area of transmission housing. Scratches cause difficulty when
installing center support which can cause component damage.
Number of external-tanged
clutch plates may differ
depending upon thickness of
Make sure external-tanged
and internal-splined clutch
plates are tied together and
tagged in order of removal.
Remove retaining ring (5), external-tanged
clutch plates (6) and internal-splined clutch
plates (7) from transmission housing (3).
Remove center planetary ring and rear sun
gear assembly (8) from transmission
Remove outer race (9), needle bearing (10)
and inner race (11) from transmission
housing (3) or center planetary ring and rear
sun gear assembly (8).