REAR AXLE ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (Cont).
Rear axle assembly (6) is heavy. Use extreme caution, provide support, and
use assistance during installation. Failure to follow this warning may result
in serious injury to personnel or damage to rear axle assembly,
For M1028A2 and M1028A3, skip steps 1 and 2 and perform steps 2.1 and
Position rear axle assembly (6) on suitable jack and raise into position. If removed, install 2 shims
(9) on axle housing with thinner edges facing front. Aline holes in shims with holes in axle housing
and spring assembly (1) center bolt.
Loosely install anchor plate (4) at each spring assembly with with 2 U bolts (5), 4 washers (2),
and nuts (3). Install all nuts to uniform engagement on U bolts to retain and position anchor