REASSEMBLY - AUXILIARY SECTION (9-SPEED AND RT-8608L MODELS)
Install the snap countershaft
3. Place one of the assemblies into position in rear plate, meshing the marked tooth of countershaft low range gear with either set of two marked teeth of low range gear on output shaft (inset). Center rear of countershaft in bearing bore, start rear bearing in bore and complete installation with a flanged-end driver and maul. Repeat the procedure with other auxiliary countershaft as- sembly, making sure the low range gear set re- mains in time during bearing installation. NOTE: Check synchronizer assembly for springs that may have been released from bores in high range ring during bearing installation.
5. Position the corresponding new gasket on cover mounting surface and install both rear bearing covers. Tighten capscrews to secure covers to auxiliary plate.