AXLES (FRONT AND REAR) - (CONTINUED)
Place a drip pan under the brake lines and steering hoses during removal.
Disconnect brake lines (WP 0084) from rear axle brake manifold and remove any hardware securing brake
lines to axle.
8. Position an axle jack or other suitable mobile lifting device under each end of the axle (Figure 2, Item 1), and
raise axle enough to relieve tension on axle assembly.
9. Remove 8 axle mounting nuts (Figure 2, Item 3) 4 each side and lower rear axle (Figure 2, Item 1) until axle
clears bolts (Figure 2, Item 2).
10. Using axle jacks roll the rear axle assembly out from the vehicle through the wheel housing.
END OF TASK
Use extreme caution when lifting heavy components. Never permit any part of the body to be
positioned under these components being lifted or suspended. Use suitable lifting equipment
for heavy components. Failure to follow these instructions can result in serious injury or death.
Using a hoist and sling raise the replacement front axle assembly and place on the axle jacks.
Using axle jacks roll the front axle assembly under the vehicle through the wheel housing.
Position the front axle assembly under the 4 mounting bolts (Figure 1, Item 2).
Raise the front axle assembly allowing the mount bolts to align with the axle mount holes.
Install four axle-mounting washers and nuts (Figure 1, Item 3 and 4) 2 on each end of the front axle and
Remove axle jacks.
Connect hydraulic hoses to the steering cylinder (WP 0137).
Connect brake lines (WP 0084) to axle brake manifold and secure.
Install front drive shaft (front axle end only) (WP 0079).
Perform front brake system bleeding procedure (WP 0084).
Perform Maintenance Operation Check.