t. If tooth contact pattern is not proper, readjust
stall drop gear (28) on the input shaft. Press bearing
backlash, or add or remove pinion bearing cage shims
cup (26) into drop gear cover (24). Press seal (18) into
cover (24). Install bearing (27) on shaft (30). Install in-
u. Tighten bearing cap bolts (4). Using a dial indica-
put shaft assembly in carrier (70).
tor, recheck ring gear and pinion backlash. Recheck
y. Install gasket (25) and drop gear cover (24) on the
differential bearing end play.
differential carrier. Secure with screws (20) and (21),
v. Using a dial indicator, check the back face of the
washers (22), and nuts (23). Install shim (19) and re-
ring gear. Rotate the ring gear at least one full revolu-
tainer (17). Secure with screws (14) and (16) and
tion. Runout must not exceed 0.005 inch total indicator
reading. If runout is excessive, remove assembly and
z. Install drive flange (12) and secure with screw
check for burrs or dirt under the mounting surface of
(10) and washer (11). Install lock wire (9).
the ring gear.
w. Install adjusting lock nuts (3), lock washers (2)
a. Refer to paragraph 16-11 and install the differen-
and screws (1). Apply light coating of Permatex No. 2,
or equivalent, to thrust screw (51). Turn screw in until
b. Before installing the rear axle in the carrier,
it just contacts the back of the ring gear. Then back off
check operation of the "no spin" differential. Rotate
one-quarter turn (0.010 clearance). Tighten lock nut
both wheels forward. Rotate one wheel and hold the
other, alternately. Perform this test while rotating the
x. Press bearing cone (29) onto input shaft (30). In-
wheels in the reverse direction.
and tire assembly and disassemble axle assembly
Brake repair here is included as part of the axle repair
through k, paragraph 16-8.
procedure. It is not necessary, under normal circum-
stances, to disassemble the entire axle assembly to
change brake linings.
a. Refer to figure 16-6. Items 1 through 5 are
removed during removal procedures.
Refer to chapter 16, sections I and II. Remove wheel