If pinion/ring gear and bearings can be reused, determine backlash and turning torque of pinion before disassembling final drive, note these figures and install them again as accurately as possible.
1. Mount final drive on assembly stand with VW 353
and locally made plate.
2. Unscrew adjusting ring with VW 544.
3. Remove differential and pinion by removing both covers, unscrewing adjusting rings and pulling pinion out a little way through large opening. Tilt differential aside carefully and remove pinion.
4. Pull out seal and needle bearing for governor together.
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