FRONT AND REAR AXLE DIFFERENTIAL REPLACEMENT (M1009) (Cont).
CLEANING AND INSPECTION
Dry cleaning solvent P-D-680 is toxic and flammable. Always wear
protective goggles and gloves and use only in a well-ventilated area. Avoid
contact with skin, eyes, and clothes and DO NOT breathe vapors. DO NOT
use near open flame or excessive heat. The solvents flash point is
100°F-138°F (38°C-590C). If you become dizzy while using cleaning
solvent, immediately get fresh air and medical help. If solvent contacts
eyes, immediately wash your eyes with water and get medical aid.
Clean differential cover and magnet, interior of housing, bearing cups, and shims with dry
cleaning solvent. Clean all gasket material from differential cover and housing.
Inspect shims and spacers for damage. Replace if damaged.
Inspect condition of differential side bearings and bearing cups in accordance with TM 9-214.
Inspect cup seats in housing and bearing caps to ensure that they are free of nicks, burrs, and
foreign material. Remove any nicks, burrs, or foreign material found.
If present, remove excess casting material near machined surfaces to provide for installation
of shims and bearing preload gage. Remove all traces of filing dust.
l Ensure that position of axle shaft inner seals is noted for installation.
l There are no axle shaft seals on rear axle assembly.
Inspect 2 axle shaft inner seals in housing side bores. Remove and discard if damaged.