REAR AXLE DIFFERENTIAL REPAIR (M1009).
This task covers:
b. Cleaning and Inspection
l Rear axle differential removed.
One latching bracket snapring
(See paragraph 6-5)
Dry cleaning solvent
(Item 23, Appendix B)
Gear lubricating oil
(Item 44, Appendix B)
l Wiping rags (Item 53, Appendix B)
l TM 9-214
l Bushing remover, J-26252
l Puller kit
l Telescoping gage
l Torque wrench
General Safety Instructions
l Dry cleaning solvent is flammable and must not be used near open flame. Use only in a
Compressed air used for cleaning purposes should never exceed 30 psi (207 kPa).
If disassembling latching bracket (6) and governor assembly (7), perform
steps 2 and 3.
Remove 2 side bearings (1) from differential case (2) assembly and tag for installation,
Shop rags placed around vise will help protect ring gear (3) teeth from
damage should ring gear fall during disassembly.
Ring gear bolts (8) have left-hand threads.
Place differential case (2) assembly in vise. Mark position of ring gear (3) in relation to
differential case assembly for assembly, Remove 10 bolts (8). Using a soft-faced hammer, tap
on ring gear to free from differential case assembly. Remove differential case assembly from
vise and remove ring gear.