9-9. AXLE NO. 1, 2 AND 5 PIVOT AND SPINDLE ASSEMBLY AND OUTER AXLE
SHAFT SEAL AND BEARING REPLACEMENT (CONT).
Pivot and spindle assembly
weighs 90 lbs (41 kg). Support
pivot and spindle assembly prior
to removal to prevent possible
injury to personnel.
With the aid of an assistant, support pivot
and spindle assembly (5) and use inertial
extractors to remove two trunnions (8).
Remove two oil seals (9) by tapping down
on one side of oil seal to knock it loose.
Discard oil seals.
Support constant velocity shaft
during removal of pivot and
spindle assembly to prevent
damage to bearings inside pivot
and spindle assembly.
With the aid of an assistant, remove pivot
and spindle assembly (5) from axle
housing (10) and axle shaft (11).
Using a chisel remove two trunnion
bearings (12) from axle housing (10).