9-5. REAR DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER ASSEMBLY - REPLACE/REPAIR/ADJUST (Contd)
Inspect ring gear (18) for wear or damage. If
ring gear (18) needs replacement, center
punch twelve rivets (28) on side of ring gear
Drill twelve rivets (28) on ring gear (18) to a
depth equal to thickness of one rivet head. Use
a drill bit 1/32 of an inch smaller than rivet body
Press or drive twelve rivets (28) from drilled side
through holes in ring gear (18) and flange case
half (22). Discard rivets (28).
Support assembly under ring gear (18) with
blocks and use a press to remove case half (22)
through ring gear (18).
REMOVE BEVEL PINION (29) AND BEARING
CAGE (30) FROM DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER (2).
Place differential carrier (2) on bench and clamp
Fasten a fabricated yoke nut tool (App. B, Fig.
C-7) to companion yoke. Hold fabricated yoke
nut tool (A) to remove bevel pinion nut (31) and
Remove companion yoke (9) with deflector (35).
Use a puller if necessary.
Remove eight capscrews (33).