Axle (CS-433C & CP-433C)
Remove & Install Axle
(CS-433C & CP-433C) 3278-010
remove wheel and tire assemblies
At operating temperature, the oil in the hydraulic oil tank
and in the hydraulic system is hot and under pressure.
Hot oil can cause burns. Prior to disconnecting any
hydraulic lines, release the pressure in the hydraulic
system. Stop the engine. Move the hydraulic control
levers to all positions to release the pressure in the
hydraulic system. Release the pressure in the hydraulic
oil tank. Remove the fill cap on the hydraulic oil tank only
when it is cool enough to touch with your bare hand.
Remove the fill cap slowly to release the pressure in the
hydraulic oil tank.
Release the pressure
Open the engine access door on the right side of the
Disconnect hose assembly (1) from the axle propel
motor. Cap and plug immediately.
Disconnect hose assemblies (2) and (3) from axle
propel motor (4). Cap and plug immediately.
NOTE: The axle, reduction case assembly and axle
propel motor are removed as a unit in the
Fasten axle assembly (5) to a suitable floor jack as
shown. Install wood blocks under the mounting bracket
of the axle so the unit can not tip.
Remove four bolts (6), the washers and nuts that hold
the axle (5) to the frame of the machine.
Remove axle (5) from under the machine. Weight of the
axle is 476 kg (1050 lb).
NOTE: For installation of the axle, reverse the removal
NOTE: After the axle has been installed, fill the hydraulic
oil tank to the correct level. See the Operation &
Maintenance Manual for the correct filling
install wheel and tire assemblies.