4-27. BEVEL GEAR REPLACEMENT (FRONT AXLE ASSEMBLY)
This task covers: Removal, Cleaning, Inspection, and Installation
Tools and Test Equipment:
General Mechanics Tool Kit (1, App. E)
Differential gear case removed
Torque Wrench (32, App. E)
Puller Kit (26, App. E)
Arbor Press (25, App. E)
3/4" Drive Socket Set (55, App. E)
Materials / Parts:
Loctite No. 270 (22, App. C)
Bolt, Item 3 (12 ea.)
O-Ring, Item 8 (1 ea.)
Shim, Item 14 (As required)
Shim, Item 16 (As required)
Remove large bevel gear (1) from differential
case (2) by removing twelve bolts (3) and washers
(4). Discard bolts.
Remove nut (5) and pull flange (6) off assembled
bevel pinion (7). Remove and discard O-ring (8).
Using a bearing puller, press assembled bevel pinion
(7) toward inside of differential housing (9). Remove
assembled bevel pinion from axle housing.
recommended mounting distance (center-
line of axle to shoulder of closed end bearing). Note
and record this distance for use during installation.