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Removing Snap Ring

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Removing this snap ring at the output bearing enables removal of the tailhousing/retainer. Remove the ring and the five bolts holding the housing in place. When separating castings, pry only at the factory prying points or the pry slots provided. Do not try to wedge these pieces apart with a screwdriver or other pry tools. Never gouge or pry against the mating surfaces of these aluminum castings.