9-13. AXLE NO. 5 ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (CONT).
The truck end of torque rod must not be removed. Axles No. 4 and 5 share mounting hardware
for longitudinal torque rod. If hardware is removed from crossmember, an out-of-balance
condition for both axles will result. Any personnel under Axle No. 4, which is not secured at
this time, could be seriously injured or killed.
Tag and note number and size of
With the aid of an assistant, remove two
locknuts (47), four washers (48), two
screws (49), air manifold bracket (50) and
axle end of torque rod (51) from Axle
No. 5 (37). Discard locknuts.
Axle No. 5 weighs 1,905 lbs
(865 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
Remove two adapters (52) from each
equalizer beam (1).
With the aid of an assistant, use transmission
jack to remove Axle No. 5 (37) from
equalizer beams (1).
Remove spacer (53) from each equalizer
Remove Axle No. 5 (37) from transmission