5-5. MARINE GEAR MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS (Continued).
To summarize the following points should be
remembered when servicing units that have
matched bearing sets:
1. All parts of matched bearing sets are
etch marked with the same code number.
2. Do not mix matched bearing assemblies
with different code numbers.
3. If one part of a matched assembly has
failed the entire assembly must be
4. The suffix letter components must be
assembled adjacent to each other.
5. All new matched bearing assemblies
shipped for service are individually
boxed and are packed in the correct
relative position for assembly into the
When used at the counter shaft
location on Marine Gears, the
shimming of the bearing retainer
is not for bearing end play
adjustment. Shims are used at
the bearing retainer to control
the amount of crush applied to
the bearing assembly to avoid
a. General. The marine gear flange and
pilot and the engine flywheel and flywheel
housing must be checked for trueness.
Make certain the engine flywheel and the
flywheel housing are clean prior to making