TM 5-3810-300-24 & P2
A low contact indicates pinion is too deep. Set the
pinion to the correct depth by adding shims under the
pinion cage. Slight inward movement of the hypoid gear
may be necessary to maintain correct backlash.
8. Install Thrust Screw or Block.
A. Remove carrier from stand and position with back face of hypoid or spiral bevel gear upward.
CURRECT CARRIER DESIGNS EMPLOY ONLY THE THRUST SCREW, WHICH MAY REPLACE THE THRUST
SCREW AND BLOCK ASSEMBLY.
B. Remove adjusting screw and lock nut.
C. If a thrust block is employed, place thrust block on
rear face of hypoid gear and rotate gear until the
hole in the thrust block is aligned with the adjusting
D. Install thrust screw and lock nut and tighten thrust screw sufficient to locate thrust block firmly against back face of