9-3. REAR AXLE ASSEMBLY - REPLACE/REPAIR (Contd)
If more than one hydraulic line is to be removed, identify lines
to assure proper installation. Use suitable container to catch
any hydraulic oil that may drain from the system.
2. DISCONNECT AND PLUG REAR STEERING
CYLINDER HYDRAULIC SUPPLY HOSES (2).
Weight of axle assembly is 1, 650 lbs.
Do not raise frame off jackstands.
USE A FLOOR JACK TO SUPPORT WEIGHT OF
REAR AXLE ASSEMBLY.
REMOVE AXLE PIVOT PIN (3).
Remove locknut (4) and retaining bolt (5).
Discard locknut (4).
Note the location and quantity of washer spacers (6) during
disassembly. Keep washer spacers (6) together as a set. Do
not mix washer spacers (6) sets.
Remove axle pivot pin (3) and washer spacers
REMOVE AXLE ASSEMBLY.
Lower floor jack until top of axle housing is clear of
frame and exhaust pipe. Carefully pull jack
supporting axle assembly from under vehicle while
assistant holds axle assembly steady.
Support axle assembly using suitable stands or