DRIVE CARE AND MAINTENANCE
d. Use bar to press burnishing ball through bushing (refer to Fig. 11).
If desired, the bar may be shortened to permit the use of a bench vise to install and burnish bushing (refer to
4. When assembling component parts use a press where necessary. Avoid hammering.
5. Tighten all nuts to specified torque (refer to Torque Specifications), following service instructions.
Lock wire must not be brittle; use soft iron wire to prevent possibility of wire breakage.
REASSEMBLE PINION AND CAGE ASSEMBLY
Hypoid - Splined Shaft
When a new pinion cage is required, the bearing
and cage assembly furnished for service purposes
should be used. This includes the cage with bearing
cups assembled, bearing cones and the selective
spacer required to obtain the correct bearing
The used bearing cones should be removed from
the pinion shaft and the new bearings and spacer
used in the assembly.
1. Press rear thrust and radial bearings firmly
against the pinion shoulders with a suitable sleeve
(refer to Fig. 1).