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M/T Countershaft Disassembly

  1. Securely clamp the countershaft assembly in a bench vise with wood blocks.
  1. Use a chisel (A) to raise the locknut tab (B) from the groove in the countershaft.

  1. Remove the locknut (left-hand threads) (A) and the spring washer (B).

  1. Support 5th gear (A) on steel blocks (B), then use a press (C) and an attachment (D) to press the countershaft (E) out of the ball bearing * (F).
    *L15A7 engine:
    Needle bearing


  1. Support 4th gear (A) on steel blocks (B), then use a press (C) and an attachment (D) to press the countershaft (E) out of the 4th gear.

  1. Support 3rd gear (A) on steel blocks (B), then use a press (C) and an attachment (D) to press the countershaft (E) out of the 3rd gear.