Disassemble & Assemble Axle
(CS-433C & CP-433C) 3278-017
remove axle (CS-433C & CP-433C)
NOTE: In the following steps, the axle was disassembled
and assembled in a vertical position, on an engine
roll-over stand. Although it is not necessary, use
disassembly and assembly procedure easier.
Remove the rear reduction case assembly from the
axle. See, "Remove And Install Rear Reduction Case
Assembly" in this module.
Put the axle in a vertical position with the carrier cover
up as shown. Fasten Tooling (A) and a hoist to the
wheel end assembly as shown. Remove eleven bolts
(1), the washers and nuts that hold the carrier cover to
the carrier housing. Slowly remove the carrier cover
from the carrier housing so the differential does not
come out with the carrier cover. Weight of the wheel
end assembly and carrier cover is 221 kg (487 lb).
Remove and discard the gasket from between the
carrier housing and the carrier cover. Use new parts for
Fasten a hoist to ring gear and differential assembly (2)
as shown. Remove the ring gear and differential
assembly from the carrier housing. Weight of the ring
gear and differential assembly is 35 kg (78 lb).
Remove pinion shaft and bearing cage (3) from the
carrier housing by hand. It may be necessary to pry
between the bearing cage and carrier housing to
remove the unit.
Remove thrust block (4) and the pin from the carrier