REAR DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT - CONTINUED
INSTALLATION - CONTINUED
Apply a 1/8 in. (32 mm) bead of silicone RTV-732
clear sealing compound to differential mounting sur-
face of axle housing (3). Be sure to apply sealing com-
pound around each tapped hole of mounting surface.
Use caution when handling heavy parts.
Provide adequate support and use assis-
tance 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.
Install differential carrier (2) into axle housing (3).
First four installed capscrews must be
evenly spaced to prevent uneven pressure
on differential carrier when torquing. Fail-
ure to do so could cause component dam-
Install four capscrews (4) and flatwashers (5) into cor-
ner locations around differential carrier (2) and axle
housing (3). Hand tighten.
Carefully push differential carrier (2) into position.
Tighten four capscrews (4) two or three turns each in a
pattern opposite each other.
Torque capscrews in pairs on opposing
sides of differential carrier.
Torque capscrews (4) to 50 to 75 lb-ft (68 to 102 Nm).
Torque in pairs across from each other.