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FORD 5R55S/5R55W

REAR PLANETARY
THRUST BEARING
(NO. 9)
14. Install a new output shaft snap ring onto output
shaft, as shown in Figure 142, and ensure that
it is fully seated.
Note: Ford Motor Company recommends a
new snap ring in this location "every time",
and after this ring is installed you may now
remove the temporary strap.
15. Install the plastic rear lube dam into the ring
gear in the direction shown in Figure 142.
16. Install the rear planetary thrust bearing (No. 9)
on top of rear ring, in the direction shown in
Figure 143, and retain with small amount of
Trans-Jel®.
17. Install the rear planetary carrier assembly, as
shown in Figure 143, by rotating into position
until fully seated.
18. Install the rear planetary carrier snap ring into
groove in the reverse drum and ensure that it
is fully seated (See Figure 143).
Note: Reverse drum must be lifted up to
install the snap ring.
INTERNAL COMPONENTS (Cont'd)
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REAR LUBE DAM
OUTPUT SHAFT
SNAP RING
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Figure 142
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Figure 143
REAR PLANETARY
THRUST BEARING
(NO. 8)
REAR PLANETARY
SNAP RING
REAR PLANETARY
ASSEMBLY
19. Install the rear planetary thrust bearing (No. 8)
on top of the rear planetary carrier, in direction
shown in Figure 143, and retain with a small
amount of Trans-Jel®.

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