FRONT AND REAR AXLE DRIVE PINION OIL SEAL AND PINION FLANGE
This task covers:
l Truck raised and supported on jack stands.
l Propeller shaft disconnected from axle.
(See TM 9-2320-289-20)
l Flange holder and remover
l Torque wrench
One flange nut
One oil seal
(Item 37, Appendix B)
At flange nut (4), measure the torque
required to rotate drive pinion (3) and
Scribe a line down drive pinion (3)
stem, flange nut (4), and flange (2).
Ensure that scribe line accurately
shows relationship of components.
Count number of exposed threads on
drive pinion stem and record.
Flange nut (4) should not be discarded at this time.
Install flange holder (6) on flange (2) and remove flange nut (4) and washer (1). Thread flange
remover bolt into small outside diameter end of flange remover (7). Turn flange remover 1/8
turn to a locked position. Turn flange remover while holding flange holder (6) stationary.