9-4. REAR AXLE PIVOT PIN REPLACEMENT
This Task Covers:
Tools and Special Tools
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
(Item 23, Appendix D)
Shop Equipment, Automotive Maintenance,
Common No. 1 Less Power
(Item 16, Appendix D)
Jackstands (Item 9, Appendix D)
Vehicle parked on level surface, park brake set.
Raise vehicle by the frame so that
weight of vehicle is off pivot pin (1).
Do not raise vehicle off ground.
Support vehicle under frame using
Remove locknut (2) and screw (3)
from pivot pin (1). Discard locknut.
Remove axle pivot pin (1) from rear
axle assembly (4).
Install axle pivot pin (1) in rear axle
Install screw (3) and locknut (2) on
pivot pin (1). Tighten screw to
100 lb-ft (135.58 N·m).
Raise vehicle and remove stands.
END OF TASK