19. Place the thrust plate in the gear housing as out-
lined in step 14. lnsert the drive and driven gears of the
21. Place the port end cover over the gear journals.
second section in their respective bearings. Ensure the
Align the dowels with the holes in the mating casting.
gears are in contact with the thrust plate face. Place the
Being careful not to pinch the gasket seal, tap the port
port end cover plate in the housing as outlined in step
end cover lightly in the center between bearing bores to
engage the dowels and to move parts together in the
20. Check the plug or plugs in the port end cover to en-
sure they are tight. Follow the procedure outlined in step
4 for new plugs.
22. Thread the fasteners (capscrews and washers or
studs, washers, and nuts) into the shaft end cover and
tighten alternately or cross-corner. Rotate the drive
shaft with a 6--inch wrench to ensure there is no binding
in the pump. After the fasteners are tight and you are
sure there is no internal binding, torque the diagonally
opposite fasteners to 200 pounds--foot (2400 pounds-
inch) or 140 pounds-foot (1680 pounds-inch) for P315