Section Vl. REAR AXLE MAINTENANCE
4-53. REAR AXLE REPLACEMENT.
This Task Covers:
Cleaning and Inspection
General mechanic's tool kit
Two floor jacks
Wiper ring replacer
Personnel Required: Two
Position semitrailer on Ievel surface with front end resting on landing gear legs.
Weight of semitrailer must be supported by leveling jacks and Jackstands placed under
rear corners of frame throughout axle replacement procedure. Failure to follow this
warning may result in serious injury to personnel.
Extend leveling jacks enough to relieve tires of ground contact. Support semitrailer with jackstands placed
under rear comers of frame.