ARMY TM 9-2815-252-24
AIR FORCE TO 38G1-92-2
FIGURE 3-39. Center Bearing Tube
Remove bearing housing (3). If it is tight, use two recesses in 3 o'clock and 9 o'clock positions and pry it off with
a suitable screwdriver. Remove and discard shim (4).
Thrust bearing (5) will come out with main bearing housing.
Remove thrust bearing (5).
Clean all traces of old shim and compound from housing and crankcase.
Using suitable driver, drive oil seal (6) from housing (3) taking care not to damage bearing (7).
Remove bearing (7) from housing (3) as follows:
Mount housing (3) in a soft-jawed vice.
Place bolt of main bearing tool (317-50111) through plain dolly, refer to FIGURE 3-41.
Install bolt and dolly into bearing (7, FIGURE 3-40) from oil seal side (crankcase outside face).
Install bridge over bolt threads until two legs are against housing face.