INSTALLATION - Continued
If differential was disassembled, file off washer face of bolts (Figure 4, Item 1) flush with machined surface of
bearing cap (Figure 4, Item 2).
Figure 4. Front Differential Installation.
· Weight of differential assembly is approximately 120 lb (54 kg). Use adequate lifting
equipment to lift and support differential assembly. DO NOT lift over personnel or let
personnel walk underneath suspended load.
· Use caution when using adhesives and sealants. Prolonged inhalation of vapors can
cause lung irritation. Contact with skin can cause dermatitis. Wear gloves and safety
goggles and use product in a well-ventilated area away from open flame. If ingested, keep
individual calm and seek medical attention. DO NOT induce vomiting. If contact with skin
or eyes is made, flush thoroughly with water. Dispose of cleanup rags IAW local policy
and ordinances. Failure to follow this warning may cause injury to personnel.
· Failure to follow these warnings may result in serious injury or death to personnel.
Install a suitable fixture to input yoke and disc (Figure 5, Item 1) and suspend differential assembly
(Figure 5, Item 2) over axle housing opening.
Spread a bead of silicone sealant around differential assembly opening.
Lower differential assembly (Figure 5, Item 2) into axle housing to approximately 1 inch (25 mm) from seating.
Differential assembly must be rotated to align with axle shafts and matchmarks made