9-13. AXLE NO. 5 ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (CONT).
Loosen locknut (35) until locknut is flush with threaded end of torque rod (36).
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 personnel.
Strike torque rod mount with soft faced hammer while pressure is being applied to torque
Using hand jack kit, press tapered end of torque rod (36) from Axle No. 5 (37) until torque rod is
Remove locknut (35) and washer (38) from torque rod (36). Discard locknut.
Tag and note number and size of spacers.
With the aid of an assistant, remove two locknuts (39), screws (40), four washers (41), torque rod (36),
bracket (42) and spacers (43) from frame (10). Discard locknuts.