FRONT AND REAR AXLE DIFFERENTIAL REPLACEMENT (M1009) (Cont).
If removed, install 2 new axle shaft inner seals in housing side bores,
Install 2 bearing cups (6) as tagged, over side bearings (10), Install differential case (7)
assembly inside housing.
Install bearing strap tool (8) over left side bearing cup (6) with 2 bolts.
With ring gear (12) tight against drive pinion (9), insert bearing preload gage (13) between left
bearing cup (6) and housing.
While moving bearing preload gage (13), turn adjusting nut clockwise until a noticeable drag is
felt. Tighten Iockbolt on side of tool,
Between right bearing cup (6) and housing, install spacer if removed, and a shim (5) thinner
than what was originally installed. Install a feeler gage (11) between shim and housing. Feeler
gage must be of sufficient thickness to produce a slight drag when moved between shim and