FRONT SPRING ASSEMBLY AND BUSHINGS REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
l Truck raised and frame supported on
l Three locknuts
l Lubricating oil (Item 47, Appendix B)
l Wheel removed. (See TM 9-2320-289-20)
l TM 9-2320-289-20
General Safety Instructions
l Front spring assembly is heavy. Use caution during removal and installation.
Right side of all except M1009 use only 1 U bolt (19), 2 nuts (15), and 2
bolts at anchor plate (14).
Place a suitable jack under axle (1). Remove 4 nuts (15), washers (16), and 2 U bolts (19).
Lower axle (1) until all tension is released from spring assembly (2). Remove bottom spacer
(18) and top spacer (17).
Remove locknut (10), bolt (3), and washer (11), and disconnect shackle (5) from spring
assembly (2). Discard locknut.
Spring assembly (2) is heavy. Use caution during removal. Failure to
follow this warning may result in serious injury to personnel or damage to
axle (1) assembly.
Remove locknut (23), bolt (20), and 2 washers (22) at hanger (21). Remove spring assembly
(2). Discard locknut.
Inspect bushings (12 and 24) for damage. If damaged, drive out spacer (13) and remove 2
bushings (12). Inspect spacer for damage. Discard if damaged. Press out bushing (24).