TM 5-3810-300-24 & P2
Place the bearing cups over the assembled
differential bearing cones, then position the
differential assembly in the carrier.
C. Insert bearing adjusting nuts and turn handtight against bearing cups.
D. Install bearing caps in the correct location as marked and tap lightly into position.
IF BEARING CAPS DO NOT POSITION PROPERLY, ADJUSTING NUTS MAY BE CROSS
THREADED. REMOVE CAPS AND REPOSITION THE ADJUSTING NUTS. FORCING CAPS INTO
POSITION WILL RESULT IN IRREPARABLE DAMAGE TO THE CARRIER HOUSING OR BEARING
E. Install flat washers where used and stud nuts or cap screws. Tighten stud nuts or cap screws to correct torque.
Adjust Differential Bearing Pre-Load.
Using dial indicator at backface of gear, loosen the
bearing adjusting nut on the side opposite gear only
sufficient to notice end play on the indicator.
B. Tighten the same adjusting nut only sufficient to obtain .000" end play.
C. Check gear for runout. If runout exceeds .008", remove differential and check for cause.
D. Tighten adjusting nuts one notch each from .000" end plat to pre-load differential bearings.