9-5 . REAR DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER ASSEMBLY - REPLACE/REPAIR/ADJUST (Contd)
Use a sling and hoist to
carefully lift differential and
ring gear (15-27) as an assembly
and install into differential
carrier (2) . Bearing cups (15)
must be flat against bores between
differential carrier (2) legs.
Install bearing caps (10) in correct
location to avoid thread damage by
cross-threading adjusting rings (12) ,
when installed , or mismatching bearing
Install bearing caps (10) over
the assembled bearing cups and
bearing cones (16 and 17) . Use
match marks made during disassembly
to match original location of
Install capscrews (13) and
flatwashers (14) and tighten hand
Install adjusting rings (12) , using care
not to cross-thread the rings or the
caps . A plastic or leather mallet can be
used to align the rings and caps during
installation . DO NOT force adjusting
rings; damage to threads may result.
Install adjusting rings (12) and
tighten hand tight against each
bearing cup (15).
Torque capscrews (13) to 110-145
lb . ft.