# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Diesel Equipment Technology III Task 954838358

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Replace ring and drive pinion gears, spacers, sleeves, bearing cages, and bearings.


Replacement should include

  • inspection of ring and pinion gears, bearing and cones for wear according to manufacturer instructions
  • use of proper tooling to lift and move parts.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Should the ring and drive pinion gears be replaced in sets?
  • What is the single most important item to know before replacing any drive components?
  • How many steps are involved in diagnosing a failure?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical-thinking questions before, during, and after reading texts.
  2. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  3. Analyze two or more texts addressing the same topic to identify authors’ purposes and determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Identify false premises in persuasive writing.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences about explicit and implied information, using textual support.