4-26. DIFFERENTIAL GEAR REPLACEMENT (FRONT AXLE ASSEMBLY)
This task covers: Removal, Cleaning, Inspection, and Installation
Tools and Test Equipment:
General Mechanics Tool Kit (1, App. E)
Tie rod removed (para. 4-30,
Torque Wrench (32, App. E)
steps 1, 2, 3)
Puller Kit (26, App. E)
Soft Head Hammer (23, App. E)
Depth Gage (20, App. E)
Materials / Parts:
Loctite No. 270 (22, App. C)
Axle case is heavy and awkward.
Enlist the help of an assistant when
removing from axle to prevent injury
1. While holding right axle case (I) in place, remove
sixteen nuts (2) from studs (3, 4).
2. Carefully remove right axle case (I) from studs (3, 4).
3. Remove two shouldered studs (4) from intermediate
cover (5). Remove intermediate cover from studs