5 - 2 . FRONT AND REAR AXLE REPLACEMENT.
This Task Covers:
General mechanic's tool kit
Wheels chocked on each end of axle not being
Personnel Required: Two
Place a jackstand under each spring assembly (2)
between trunnion axle (1) and axle (3) to be
Place a floor jack under axle (3) to be removed.
Remove service brakes and backing plates from
Remove hydraulic hose, tubes, and fittings from
Ensure that spring assembly is supported before removing axle. Spring assembil
will fall without support. Failure to follow this warning may result in serious injury to
Axle is heavy and awkward to handle. Use caution, provide adequate support, and
use assistance when removing. Failure to follow this warning may result in serious
injury or death.
Disconnect spring assembly (2) from each end of axle (3) (para 5-6).
Lower and remove axle (3).