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RE- ASSEMBLY OF PLANET CARRIER ASSEMBLY
Place partially assembled planet carrier on bench, outer face down, planet gear access hole facing
Smear bore of a planet gear (9) with grease. Insert needle rollers (7) into one end of planet gear (9).
Grease will adhere them to bore of planet gear.
Fit a planet gear needle roller spacer (8) into bore of planet gear, locating on needle rollers.
Insert needle rollers (10) into bore of planet gear (9), locating on spacer (8).
Repeat operations 14.2 and 14.3 for other two planet gears (9).
Fit a planet gear thrust washer (6) into planet carrier (86), ensuring that lock tab is correctly located in
slot provided in planet carrier (79). See fig. no. 10.
Carefully insert and locate one of assembled planet gears (7 to 10) onto planet gear washer (6).
Carefully fit another of planet gear thrust washers (11) onto planet gear (8), ensuring that lock tab is
located correctly in slot provided in planet carrier (79). See fig. no.10.
Part cross sectional view showing a thrust washer located in cast hole
Fig No. 10
Insert one of planet pins (12) into relevant hole on planet carrier (79) inner face to pass down through
planet gear assembly.
Care must be taken during this operation not to disturb needle rollers (7 & 10).
Holding planet pin in situ, turn partially assembled planet carrier completely over (inner face down).
Insert a planet pin collar (4) and greased 'O' ring (5) into relevant hole on face of planet carrier (79).
Screw a planet pin collar setscrew (3), having first applied 'Loctite Screwlock 222 to threads, into planet
pin (12) then tighten to 65 -75 lbs ft. (88 - 102Nm.).
Repeat operations 14.8 to 14.11 for other two planet gear assemblies.
Screw planet gear level plug (83) with washer (80) into relevant hole in face of planet carrier (79), finger
Turn planet carrier assembly completely over.
Fit greased planet carrier 'O' ring (78) into groove on planet carrier (79).
Fit sun gear thrust washer (15) in position on end of axle arm (55). See fig.no.11.
Fig No. 11.
Manual No. 1785 Issue A
Spicer Speciality Axle Division