FRONT DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER ASSEMBLY - REPLACE/REPAIR/ADJUST (Contd)
INSTALL BEVEL PINION (12) AND BEARING
CAGE (28) AS AN ASSEMBLY, AND SHIM
PACK (34) INTO THE CARRIER.
INSTALL BEARING CAGE COVER (30).
a. Install pinion bearing cage
thrust washer (32) on bevel
b. Place bearing cage cover (30)
onto bearing cage (28) and
secure with eight capscrews
c. Torque capscrews (29) to between
50 and 75 lb. ft.
When installing capscrews (23) apply
Loctite #277 to threads.
IF REMOVAL WAS NECESSARY, INSTALL
RING GEAR (22).
Ring gear (22) must be heated before
installation. Failure to heat ring gear
(22) before installation could cause
damage to differential case half (26)
because of tight fit.
a. Expand ring gear (22) by heating
in a tank of water to a
temperature of 1600F to 180°F for
10 to 15 minutes.