FINAL DRIVE AND TRANSFER CASE
j. Remove the differential assembly.
c. Remove the hub retainer nuts (see figure
8-23), lockwashers and split thimbles that
NOTE: Do not lose the velocity pump slippers
retain the axle shaft and remove the shaft.
and the thrust block.
d. Remove the bearing locknut (see figure
8-27. PINION REMOVAL.
8-24) and the tanged washer. Wiggle the hub to
free the bearing and remove the bearing.
NOTE: The pinion can only be removed after
e. Remove the wheel hub.
the differential assembly has been
f. Pull out the
a. Remove the universal shaft mounting
moveable floor jack.
capscrews and lockplates at both ends. Lift out
CAUTION: Oil, trapped in the wheel hub, will
be spilled during hub removal.
b. Remove the pinion bearing capscrews.
Place a pan under the hub at the
seal end (toward the differential).
Do not damage the oil seal during
c. Slide out the pinion assembly. Take care
of the shims.
g. Support the spindle with a moveable floor
jack. Remove the spindle mounting capscrews.
8-29. DISASSEMBLY OF PINION.
Take the locknut off the thrust block adjusting
a. Clamp companion flange into vise and
remove the cotter pin, nut and washer (see
NOTE: Do not lose the velocity pump springs
when removing the spindle.
b. Remove the cover and oil seal (see figure
h. Remove the spindle.
8-26). It may be necessary to use a drift and
hammer because of the oil gasket between the
i. Remove the differential carrier mounting
capscrews and the carrier.
cover and cage.
NOTE: The right hand axle shaft must be
c. Press the pinion shaft out of the bearing
i n s t a l l e d to support the ring gear
assembly when the carrier is removed.
tapered roller bearing from the cage.