Middle Gear Removal and Disassembly

REMOVAL 

Middle Drive Gear

NOTE:
Middle drive gear and its shims can be removed without separating the engine.

1. Remove the clutch cover. Refer to "ENGINE DISASSEMBLY."

2. Strike the middle drive shaft out 1

3. Remove

• Middle drive shaft 1  
•Shims
2

DISASSEMBLY Middle Drive Gear

1. Remove:
• Spring retainer. Use Damper Compressor (90890-04090) 1 with hydraulic press 2
• Spring seat 3
• Spring 4
• Damper cam 5

6    Middle drive shaft nut
7   
Bearing

8   Shim

9   Middle drive shaft

NOTE:
Perform following steps only if middle-drive-shaft bearing or gear must be replaced.

2.  Secure middle drive shaft in a vise.

3.  Flatten the locking collar of the nut with a center punch.

4. Remove:
• Middle drive shaft nut
• Bearing
• Middle drive pinion

Middle Driven Gear

1. Support the drive flange in a vise securely.

2.  Remove: 
• Flange holding nut
• Flange 1