9-5 . REAR DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER ASSEMBLY - REPLACE/REPAIR/ADJUST (Contd)
When installing differential carrier
(2) , apply silicone RTV sealant to the
mounting surface of the axle housing
INSTALL DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER (2)
INTO AXLE HOUSING (3).
Inside of axle housing and mounting
flange where carrier fastens should be
clean and dry before installing carrier.
Minor concentrations of acetic acid may
be produced during application of
silicone RTV-732 sealing compound.
Adequate ventilation should be provided
when silicone RTV-732 clear sealing compound
is applied in confined areas . Failure to
do so could cause respiratory irritation ,
headaches and nausea . Eye contact with
silicone RTV-732 clear sealing compound
may cause irritation; if eye contact takes
place , flush eyes with water for 15 minutes
and have eyes examined by a doctor.
Apply a 1/8 inch bead of silicone
RTV-732 clear sealing compound to
differential mounting surface of
axle housing (3) . Be sure to apply
sealing compound around each tapped
hole of mounting surface.
Be sure bearing caps of differential fit
inside lugs inside of axle housing . Do
not force differential into housing or
damage will occur to housing and
Install differential carrier (2)
into axle housing (3).