Pathfinder Manual Transmission Rebuild Part 8
Reassebling the Manual Transmission in my 1994 Nissan Pathfinder 2.
If you are following along, this is page MT-50, Manual Transmission section of the Nissan Pathfinder Factory Service Manual.
But first, lets pay some bills:
Installed adaptor plate with drive shafts and gears into bell housing.
Installed OD gear needle bearing, counter gear, and reverse idler shaft.
Pressed on reverse gear bushing and speedometer drive gear.
I think the 4wd transmission is different here.
Then also pressed on reverse cone.
Measured it and pressed it again.
Installed OD coupling sleeve and baulk ring and springs that I assembled on page 7.
Pressed on reverse counter gear.
Installed reverse gear needle bearing and reverse main gear,
idler gear, and idler thrust washers.
This is the reverse gear with the re-ground dog teeth, from page 6.
Pressed on reverse hub - in proper direction.
Installed mainshaft spacer and new rear bearing.
I think this is 2wd specific.
And the new counter gear rear bearing.
Put the adaptor plate back on the bench and tried to put in the old C rings.
I did not put something together tightly enough,
and had 1mm too little space for the C ring.
I thought this was too much, so I took all the back end gears off and started over.
I got it to within 0.2mm if I remember correctly.
I ordered 2 new C rings 0.2mm thinner from the dealer.
Then I was able to install the new C rings, C ring holder, and snapring.
Counter gear rear spacer and snapring, reverse coupling sleeve . No pics, but easy.
Begin Shift Control Components.
OD fork rod, shift fork, retaining pins.
Big pin, then little pin inside big pin.
Installed 1-2, 3-4, and reverse shift forks.
Installed "striking" rod and striking lever into shift forks.
Installed pins into lever, same as on OD fork.
A little clean oil made it easy.
Insert tab A into slot B.
There's the back half done.
- Next I sold out to make 02¢
so I can fulfill my lifelong dream of owning a 1986 944 with blown head gaskets.
But no minivans!
- Then I finished my beer.
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