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10. With the carrier removed from the housing, you can see the adjuster nut shown here (ring with the holes drilled around the perimeter). In this photo, the hex tool end can be seen inserted into the female hex pattern in the adjuster nut. We were careful to note how much we backed off each of the nuts to loosen the carrier for removal. Doing so allowed us to easily restore the same bearing preload and backlash conditions.