TIRES, FRONT AND REAR AXLES TROUBLESHOOTING - (CONTINUED)
Are rear axle universal joints loose or damaged?
YES Replace worn or damaged universal joints (WP 0079).
NO Proceed to Step 4.
Check rear axle mounting bolts for security and or damage (WP 0075).
Are rear axles U-Bolts secure and not damaged?
YES Proceed to Step 5.
NO Secure or replace damaged rear axle mount bolts (WP 0075).
Inspect rear axle leaf springs for loose, broken, or damaged springs (WP 0094).
Are rear axle springs loose, broken or damaged?
YES Replace or secure rear axle springs (WP 0094).
NO Proceed to Step 6.
MALFUNCTION - BRANCH 6.
MALFUNCTION - Rear axle springs are not loose, broken or damaged.
END OF TEST
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