Only remove cover bearings and spacers if worn or damaged or cover is being replaced.
If cover is to be replaced and bearings reused, tag and identify bearing and spacer sets.
Tie bearing and spacers together. Reused bearings must be matched with their original
shafts during assembly.
30. Remove six bearings (Figure 22, Item 1) and spacers (Figure 22, Item 2) from front cover (Figure 22, Item 3).
31. Remove input shaft seal (Figure 22, Item 4) from front cover (Figure 22, Item 3) bore. Discard seal.
Figure 22. Front Cover Bearings Removal.