9-3. AXLE NO. 1 ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (CONT).
Loosen locknut (19) until locknut is flush
with threaded end of torque rod (20).
Torque rod is under extreme
pressure when being pressed
from axle. Torque rod can be
dangerous when it breaks loose
and could cause injury to
Strike torque rod mount with
soft-face hammer while pressure
is being applied to torque rod.
Using hand jack kit, press tapered end of
torque rod (20) from Axle No. 1 (21) until
torque rod is loosened.
Remove locknut (19) and washer (22) from
torque rod (20). Discard locknut.
Tag and note number and size of
With the aid of an assistant, remove two
locknuts (23), screws (24), torque rod (20),
bracket (25) and spacers (26) from
frame (27). Discard locknuts.