TRANSMISSION REPAIR (Continued)
First clutch clearance.
Invert the transmission, front side up.
Remove the selected snapring (30) that retains
the center support (29). Remove the center
support anchor bolt and washer. Attach center
support lifter to the, hub of the support.
transmission. Remove the lifting bracket from
the center support (29).
Remove the first clutch retaining snapring
(336). Remove the six second clutch plates
(337 and 338) and the backplate (339) from
the transmission housing. Retain the second
clutch plates in a pack. Do not intermix with
internal-splined (338) and one external-tanged
(337) first clutch plates into the transmission
Place the rear planetary ring gear (38)
(extended tooth side down) on the worktable.
Beginning with an internal-splined clutch plate
(36), install five internal-splined (36) and four
external-tanged (37) clutch plates and the
back-plate (35) (flat side first) onto the ring
gear (38). Install the ring gear (38) and plates
as an assembly into the transmission housing.
Retain the first clutch plate pack with a
Using first clutch clearance gauge, check the
clearance between the snapring and backplate
(35). The prescribed clearance for the first
clutch is 0.074-0.147 inch (1.88-3.73 mm).
When this clearance is achieved, the first step
of the gauge will fit between the snapring and
backplate; the second step will not.
If the clearance is not satisfactory, measure
the total plate thickness, and replace all plates
necessary to satisfy
the prescribed clearance. If required, the back plate
(35) may be replaced by a thicker or thinner plate (35).