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FORD 5R55N

INTERNAL COMPONENTS (Cont'd)
62. Remove and tag for I.D. the rear planetary
thrust bearing (No. 8), as shown in Figure 51.
63. Remove the rear planetary retaining snap ring
from reverse drum, as shown in Figure 51.
64. Remove the rear planetary carrier from the
reverse drum, as shown in Figure 51.
65. Remove the plastic lube dam from the rear
planetary ring gear, as shown in Figure 52.
66. Remove the output shaft retaining snap ring
from the output shaft, as shown in Figure 52.
Caution: Hold the output shaft while you are
removing the snap ring so it does not fall out.
Ford Motor Co. also recommends replacing
the output shaft snap ring.
67. Remove the output shaft from transmission,
from the rear side, so that it does not fall out
and cause injury.
68. Remove and tag the rear ring gear, number 9,
thrust bearing for I.D. (See Figure 52).
69. Remove the rear planetary ring gear from the
transmission, as shown in Figure 52.
70. Remove reverse drum and low sprag assembly
by rotating and lifting drum out, as shown in
Figure 53.
71. Remove and tag the number 10 thrust bearing
for I.D. as shown in Figure 53.
72. Remove the low/reverse band assembly from
the case, as shown in Figure 53.
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SERVICE GROUP
Technical Service Information
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REAR PLANETARY
THRUST BEARING
(NO. 8)
REAR PLANETARY
SNAP RING
REAR PLANETARY
ASSEMBLY
Figure 51
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