FRONT AND REAR AXLE DRIVE PINION AND BEARINGS MAINTENANCE
Ensure that all components are lubricated with lubricating oil as they
l If original drive pinion and rear bearing (12) are being reused, perform
steps 1 and 11 through 17. Original shim thickness is used,
l If a new drive pinion or rear bearing (12) are being installed, perform
Install front bearing cup (9) and rear bearing cup (7) in housing (4) with wider, open ends
facing outward. Check both bores to ensure that bearing cups are fully seated.