John Deere – 1023E, 1025R and 1026R – Install Rear PTO Driveshaft and Gears

[1] – Assemble shafts and idler in the reverse order of disassembly. Lubricate bearings and bearing bores with clean oil.

[2] – Install bearing to rear PTO pinion shaft (A). Install snap ring.

[3] – Simultaneously install idler gear assembly (B) and rear PTO pinion shaft (C).

[4] – Install hydraulic pump drive coupling (D).

[5] – Thoroughly clean mating surfaces of rear cover and differential housing to remove all traces of old sealant.

[6] – Install PTO output shaft and new seal in rear cover.

[7] – Apply a bead of John Deere Form-in-Place gasket maker to mating surfaces and install rear cover.

[8] – Tighten rear cover cap screws to specification.