12-3. DRIVE WHEEL SPINDLE REPLACEMENT/ADJUSTMENT (CONT)
Install lower drive wheel spindle cap
(2) on drive wheel spindle (8).
Apply grease to groove face of thrust
· Tabs on thrust washer must be
· Ensure that tabs on thrust washer
engage slots in axle housing ends.
Install shim (5, 6, and 7) and thrust
washer (4) on lower drive wheel
spindle cap (2).
Install lower drive wheel spindle
cap (2), thrust washer (4), and shims
(5, 6, and 7) as an assembly on drive
wheel spindle (8) and axle housing
end. Ensure tabs (B) on thrust
washer are facing up.
Adhesives, solvents, and sealing
compounds can burn easily, can give
off harmful vapors, and are harmful
to skin and clothing. To avoid injury
or death, keep away from open fire
and use in a well-ventilated area. If
adhesive, solvent, or sealing
compound gets on skin or clothing,
wash immediately with soap and
Apply sealing compound to threads of four screws (3). Install screws in lower drive wheel
spindle cap (2). Tighten screws to 85 - 115 lb-ft (115.24 - 155.92 N·m).