TM 5-3810-300-24 & P2
Install Differential and Gear Assembly.
A. After checking related parts, coat the differential bearing cones and cups with specified rear axle lubricant.
B. Place the bearing cups over the assembled differential bearing cones, then position the differential assembly in
C. Insert bearing adjusting nuts and turn handtight against bearing cups.
Install bearing caps in the correct location as
marked and tap lightly into position.
Install flat washers where used and stud nuts or cap screws. Tighten stud nuts or cap screws to correct torque. If
carrier leg fasteners are drilled or castellated, lockwire after final adjustments are made.
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
6. Adjust Differential Bearing Preload.