Figure 7-36.Removing the intermediate backing plate and
clutch pack (fig. 7-36) and remove it. Remove the center
support-to-case snap ring (fig. 7-37). At this point the
center support bolt should be removed (fig. 7-38). A thin
wall twelve point three-eighths inch socket is required
to do this; no other tool will work This is a hollow bolt
that is used as art oil supply passage for the intermediate
clutch assembly. Place the transmission in a vertical
position and extract the center support, gear assembly,
and output shaft (fig. 7-39). Use care when doing this,
the gearset is quite heavy. The rear unit selective washer,
center support-to-case spacer, and the rear band may
now be removed (fig. 7-40).
Figure 7-37.Removing the center support snap ring.
Figure 7-38.Removing the center support bolt.
Figure 7-39.Removing the center support and gear unit.
Figure 7-40.Removing the rear band.