6-15.1. REAR AXLE DIFFERENTIAL MAINTENANCE (M1028A2) (Cont).
Ensure that axle housing is cleaned of all old RTV sealant.
Differential cover (2) repair kit comes with gasket for different model
applications. M1028A2 axle uses RTV sealant.
When applying RTV sealant to axle housing, ensure that no RTV sealant
enters bolt holes.
14. Apply bead of RTV sealant to axle
housing and install differential cover
(2) with 10 bolts (1). Tighten bolts to
35 Ib.-ft. (47 N.m).
l Install rear axle shafts. (See TM 9-2320-289-20)
l Fill rear axle differential with lubricating oil. (See LO 9-2320-289-12)
l Install rear axle assembly. (See paragraph 6-13)
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