FRONT AND REAR AXLE DIFFERENTIAL REPLACEMENT (M1009) (Cont).
Contact pattern should be centrally located up and down on the face of the ring gear (12)
teeth. Compare tooth contact pattern on ring gear
with examples shown and make
adjustments as indicated.
If working on front axle differential,
install new cover gasket and cover
(2) with 10 bolts (1). Tighten bolts to
35 Ib.-ft. (47 N.m).
l Install steering tie-rod if removed. (See TM 9-2320-289-20)
l Install front or rear axle shafts, (See paragraph 6-4 or 6-14)
l Fill front or rear axle differential with lubricating oil. (See LO 9-2320-289-12)