6-15. TRANSMISSION REPAIR (Continued).
(3) Attach a hoist to the lifter and carefully
remove the oil pump and front support
assembly. Remove the support gasket. Re-
move the thrust bearing race assembly at
the rear of the support assembly.
g. Grasp the turbine shaft (19) and lift the forward
clutch (20) and attached PTO gear (21) and
fourth clutch hub (22) from the transmission
housing. Remove the thrust bearing race as-
sembly at the rear of the clutch.
h. Grasp the spring retainer of the fourth clutch,
and lift the fourth clutch assembly (23) from the
transmission. Remove the thrust bearing race
i. Remove the snapring (25) that retains the third
clutch back plate (26). Remove the back plate
(26). Remove six plates of the third clutch (27).
j. Center support removal.
(1) Remove the center support anchor bolt and
washer from the bottom of the transmis-
sion. Retain the used bolt for selective
snapring selection at assembly. A new bolt
and washer must be used at final assem-
(2) Remove snapring (28) that retains the cen-
ter support assembly (29).
The center support is fitted to the
transmission case with very little clearance.
It may bind in the case if the case is cold.
Heat the case slightly, if necessary. Do not
use a torch to heat the case. A sunlamp, or
a current of worm air is sufficient. If the
support assembly starts upward and then
binds, tap it downward and lift again.