REAR AXLE ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT - CONTINUED
See Cleaning instructions (WP 0316 00).
See Inspection instructions (WP 0317 00).
Use caution when handling heavy parts. Provide adequate support and use assistance during procedure.
Ensure that any lifting device used is in good condition and of suitable load capacity. Keep clear of heavy
parts supported only by lifting device. Failure to follow this warning may cause injury or death.
At least one washer spacer must be installed on each side of axle pivot hole.
Place washer spacers (6) on frame pivot pin holes. Use thin film of grease to retain washer spacers (6).
Install axle assembly and align with frame pivot pin holes.
Place floor jack under center of axle assembly. Use floor jack to raise axle assembly. Have assistant hold axle assembly
Remove stands or blocks.
Carefully move axle under vehicle with jack and position axle pivot hole in line with frame pivot holes.
Lower floor jack to allow axle assembly to clear frame.
Use floor jack to carefully raise axle assembly while assistant holds assembly steady. Keep shims (6) in position.
Raise floor jack until axle pivot pin hole is aligned
with frame pivot pin holes.
Secure rear axle to frame with axle pivot pin (3).
Secure axle pivot pin with retaining bolt (5) and new
locknut (4). Torque bolt (5) to 100 lb-ft (136 Nm).
Install rear propeller shaft (WP 0124 00).
Install rear disc brake assemblies (WP 0249 00).
Install rear tire assemblies (WP 0134 00).
Use a floor jack to raise rear of vehicle until vehicle
frame clears jackstands. Remove jackstands and care-
fully lower vehicle.