6-15.1. REAR AXLE DIFFERENTIAL MAINTENANCE (M10028A2).
This task covers:
c. Cleaning and Inspection
l Rear axle assembly removed.
(See paragraph 6-1 3)
l Rear axle shafts removed.
(See TM 9-2320-289-20)
Two preformed packings
Dry cleaning solvent
(Item 23, Appendix B)
Prussian blue dye (Item 24, Appendix B)
Gear lubricating oil
(Item 44, Appendix B)
Wiping rags (Item 53, Appendix B)
RTV sealant (Item 57, Appendix B)
Tags (Item 64, Appendix B)
Masking tape (Item 68, Appendix B)
Axle housing spreader, D-167
l TM 9-214
Four-piece puller adaptor set, DD-914-95
(use with DD-914P and D-914-8)
Puller adapter, D-914-8
General Safety Instructions
l Dry cleaning solvent is flammable and must not be used near open flame. Use only in a
l Compressed air used for cleaning purposes should never exceed 30 psi (207 kPa).
Mount axle on axle stand.
Place a suitable container under axle
housing. Remove 10 bolts (1) and
differential cover (2), and allow all
lubricating oil to drain. Remove old
RTV sealant from differential cover
and axle housing.