Use (A) Step Plate and (B) Bearing Pulling Attachment to press off both output gear bearings.
Clean the components with a suitable solvent and use compressed air to dry all parts. Perform the following before assembly:
Inspect the output gear for damaged or excessively worn teeth.
Inspect the output gear splines for damage or wear.
Use (A) Dust Boot Replacer, (B) Bearing Cone Replacer, and (C) Axle Bearing/Seal Plate to press the (D) output gear bearings onto the output gear.
Apply Motorcraft MERCON Multi-Purpose Automatic Transmission Fluid XT-2-QDX or equivalent meeting Ford specification MERCON to the new seal rings and install them on the output gear. MERCON (R) Automatic Transmission Fluid is being replaced by MERCON (R) V as a service fluid, as per TSB 06-14-4. Seal ring inner diameter: 27.6 mm (1.087 inch) .