REAR SPRING ASSEMBLY AND BUSHINGS REPLACEMENT (Cont).
All nuts (7) must be tightened evenly to ensure that U bolts (3) and spring
assembly (1) seat properly.
Tighten 4 nuts (7) in diagonal sequence to 25 Ib.-ft. (34 N.m).
Fully tighten all nuts on M1009 in
same diagonal sequence to 145 Ib.-ft, (197 N.). Fully tighten all nuts on all except M1009
M1028A2, and M1028A3 in same diagonal sequence to 170 Ib.-ft. (231 N.m). Fully tighten all
nuts on M1028A2 and M1028A3 in same diagonal sequence to 150 Ib.-ft. (203 N.m).
Remove jack from axle (5).
l Install rear stabilizer bar (M1028A2 and M1028A3). (See TM 9-2320-289-20)
l Install wheel. (See TM 9-2320-289-20)
l Remove jack stands and lower truck.
l Road test truck and check torque of U bolt fasteners.