71 Crownwheel and pinion axle adjustments

The setting up procedure for the final drive crownwheel and pinion is explained in the following sequence:

1 Remove differential assembly with shim preloaded bearings.

2 Set pinion depth.

3 Adjust pinion bearing preload.

a) Set pinion bearing preloading using spacer shims.

b) Set pinion bearing preloading using collapsible spacer.

4 Adjust crownwheel and pinion backlash and differential bearing preload.

a) Set differential cage bearing preload using shims.

b) Set crownwheel and pinion backlash using shims.

c) Set crownwheel and pinion and preloading differential bearing using adjusting nuts.

5 Check crownwheel and pinion tooth contact.

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