Axle No. 1 weighs 1,950 lbs (885 kg). Attach a transmission jack prior to installation. The
axle must be chained to the transmission jack or an out of balance condition may result.
Failure to comply may result in serious injury or death to personnel.
Keep fingers out of beam holes. Failure to comply could result in serious injury to
If installing a new axle, remove and discard brake drum retaining screws.
Position axle (21) on transmission jack and secure with chains.
Coat outside diameters of two spacers (44)
and four adapters (43) with lubricating oil.
Install spacer (44) in each equalizer
With the aid of an assistant, use transmission
jack to position Axle No. 1 (21) on two
equalizer beams (31).
Install two adapters (43) in each equalizer