FRONT AXLE ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT - CONTINUED
See Cleaning instructions (WP 0316 00).
See Inspection instructions (WP 0317 00).
Place a steel bar in the tilt cylinder rod pivot pin mounting hole (A). The bar will prevent the axle assembly from rotat-
ing when installed.
Use a floor jack to raise axle assembly.
Remove stands and lower axle assembly until it is supported by tires.
Roll axle assembly under vehicle, using 6 ft (183 cm) bar and floor jack to prevent the axle assembly from rotating.
Align axle aligning rod hole (B) with frame aligning rod holes.
Ensure washer spacers (10) are in place on frame pivot pin hole; use floor jack to carefully raise axle assembly while
assistant holds assembly steady using 6 ft (183 cm) bar tilt cylinder rod pivot pin mounting hole (A).
Raise floor jack until axle aligning rod hole (B) is aligned with frame aligning rod holes.
Secure front axle to frame with axle aligning rod (11) and washer spacers (10). At least one washer spacer on each side
of axle aligning rod hole is required.
Secure axle aligning rod with retaining capscrew (9) and new locknut (8). Torque capscrew (9) to 100 lb-ft (136 Nm).
Use a floor jack to raise front of vehicle until vehicle
frame clears jackstands. Remove jackstands and care-
fully lower vehicle.
Connect front steering cylinder hydraulic supply hoses
Connect axle breather hose (3) in frame with clamp
(6), new lockwasher (5) and nut (4).