24-10. FRONT SHAFT ASSEMBLY REPAIR (CONT).
Clean oil passages in front shaft (3) and
bearing cap (2).
Inspect all parts for wear, cracks, nicks,
burrs or scratches and clogged passages.
Replace all damaged parts.
Coat two piston rings (4) with grease.
When installing piston rings, do
not stretch or twist them.
Ensure that rings are aligned
straight and are seated evenly
around front shaft. Improper
alignment can cause oil leak.
Install two piston rings (4) on front shaft (3).
Coat bearing (9) with grease. Install bearing
in bearing cap (2).