ASSEMBLE DRIVE SUPPORT, BENDIX, STOP
RING, AND SLEEVE BUSHING ONTO DRIVE
Place drive shaft (45) on work surface with
internal gear end facing down.
Slide drive support (44) onto drive shaft (45) and
seat bearing in drive support.
Lubricate drive shaft (45) splines with grease.
Install bendix (43).
Slide sleeve bushing (41) onto drive shaft (45),
with end with recess for stop ring facing up.
Install stop ring (42) in groove in drive shaft (45).
Install pinion stop support block in a bench vise.
Place assembled drive shaft (39) into pinion stop
support block. Use cribbing beneath assembled
drive shaft to hold sleeve bushing (41) directly
over groove in drive shaft and against stop ring
Do not allow staked metal to contact
drive shaft. Use caution when staking
sleeve bushing. Damage to drive
starter may result from damaged
drive shaft. Do not allow punch to
slip during staking.
With stop ring (42) fully seated inside sleeve
bushing (41), use a drift punch to stake upper
edge of sleeve bushing over stop ring in four,
Remove assembled drive shaft (39) from pinion
stop support block.
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