9-12. AXLE NO. 4 ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (CONT).
Axle No. 4 weighs 1,925 lbs (874 kg). Attach a transmission jack prior to removal. The
axle housing must be chained to 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 No. 4 (26) on transmission
jack and secure with chain.
Coat outside diameters of two spacers (43)
and four adapters (42) with lubricating oil.
Install two spacers (43) in equalizer
With the aid of an assistant and transmission
jack, position Axle No. 4 (26) under truck in
two equalizer beams (1).
Install two adapters (42) in each equalizer
Coat threads of screw (36) with lubricating
With the aid of an assistant, install
screw (36), two washers (35) and
locknut (34) in each equalizer beam (1).
Tighten locknuts to 210 to 240 lb-ft
(285 to 325 N.m).