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TM 10-3930-664-24 4-30.  ARTICULATION JOINT REPLACEMENT (FRONT AXLE ASSEMBLY) This task covers: Removal, Cleaning, Inspection, and Installation INITIAL SETUP: Tools and Test Equipment: Equipment Condition: General Mechanics Tool Kit (1, App.  E) Wheel assembly removed Puller, Kit (26, App.  E) (para.  2-113) Retaining Ring Pliers (24, App.  E) Soft Head Hammer (23, App.  E) Feeler Gauge (21, App.  E) Personnel Required: Torque Wrench (32, App.  E) Torque Wrench (34, App.  E) 2 Personnel Arbor Press (25, App.  E) 3/4" Drive Socket Set (55, App.  E) Drain Pan (10, App.  E) Puller, Tie Rod (56, App.  E) Materials / Parts: Grease (10, App.  C) Cotter Pin, Item 3 (1 ea.) Circlip, Item 21 (1 ea.) Shims, Item 42 (As required) Spring Washer, Item 7 (8 ea.) A.  REMOVAL NOTE Brake  discs  must  be  locked    before disconnecting articulation joint. 1. Lock brake discs by turning three brake adjustment nuts (15) right until tight. 2. Remove and discard cotter pin (3).  Remove tie rod (1)  from  steering  case  (2)  by  removing  nut  (4)and separating tie rod using puller. 3. It   is   not   necessary   to   remove   tie   rod   (1)   from steering    cylinder    (5).        Remove    tie    rod    only    if replacement is required. 4-82

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