9-5. REAR DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER ASSEMBLY - REPLACE/REPAIR/ADJUST (Contd)
REMOVE AXLE SHAFTS (1).
REMOVE DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER (2) FROM
AXLE HOUSING (3).
Carefully tip axle assembly so that rear
differential carrier (2) is up.
Capscrews from differential carrier (2) to axle housing (3)
are of three different sizes. Note size, location and
quantity of capscrews when removing for correct location
Remove twelve capscrews (4), twelve
flatwashers (5), two capscrews (6), two
capscrews (7) and four flatwashers (8) from
differential carrier (2).
Use a sling placed around the bevel pinion,
behind companion yoke (9) to lift and support
the differential carrier (2) during removal.
Use a leather or rubber mallet to loosen the
differential carrier (2) in the axle housing.
Carefully remove the differential carrier (2)
from the axle housing (3).
Place differential carrier (2) on suitable stand
or bench with ring gear up and clamp
REMOVE DIFFERENTIAL AND RING GEAR
ASSEMBLY FROM CARRIER (2).
a. Use a center punch and hammer to mark one
carrier leg (A) and bearing cap (10) to
enable correct matching at reassembly.