AXLE SHAFTS - CONTINUED
REMOVAL - CONTINUED
Wheel hub (3
a. Using hammer, tap axle flange (5)
center sharply causing axle shaft (4)
to jump away from hub (3).
b. Take out axle shaft (4), and cover
open wheel hub (3) with clean rag.
Axle flange (5)
Wheel hub (3)
New gasket (6)
a. Take cover off hub (3), and clean
away old gasket material using putty
b. Coat hub (3) with silicone sealer,
and put on gasket (6).
Axle housing (7)
Axle shaft (4)
a. Wipe clean, and take off old gasket
material from flange (5) using
b. Coat axle splines (8) with new oil and
flange (5) with silicone sealer.
c. Put in.
Eight wheel hub
Eight nuts (2)
Screw in, and tighten to 120 to 140 ft-lb
(162.7 to 189.8 N m) torque using 7/8-
inch socket, extension, and torque wrench.