FRONT AXLE DRIVE PINION AND BEARINGS MAINTENANCE (ALL EXCEPT
This task covers:
b. Cleaning and Inspection
l Front axle differential removed.
(See paragraph 6-8)
l Flange holder and remover
l Torque wrench
l TM 9-214
General Safety Instructions
l Dry cleaning solvent is flammable and must not be
One flange nut
One pinion oil seal
Two shim packs
Dry cleaning solvent
(Item 23, Appendix B)
(Item 37, Appendix B)
Gear lubricating oil
(Item 44, Appendix B)
used near open flame. Use only in a
Compressed air used for cleaning purposes should ever exceed 30 psi (207 kPa).
l Ensure that shims and slingers
are tagged as they are removed
and saved for measurement.
l Ensure that flange nut (4) is
saved for use during drive
pinion (5) installation, When
drive pinion is fully seated and
ready to receive final torque, a
new flange nut must be used.
Using flange holder (1), remove
flange nut (4) and washer from flange