Axle No. 5 weighs 1,905 lbs
(865 kg). Attach a
transmission jack prior to
installation. 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
If installing a new axle, remove
and discard brake drum
Position Axle No. 5 (37) on transmission
jack and secure with chain.
Coat outside diameters of two spacers (53)
and four adapters (52) with lubricating oil.
Install two spacers (53) in each equalizer
With the aid of an assistant and transmission
jack, position Axle No. 5 (37) under truck.
Install two adapters (52) in each equalizer
Coat threads of screw (46) with lubricating
With the aid of an assistant, install
screw (46), two washers (45) and
locknut (44) in each equalizer beam (1).
Tighten locknuts 210 to 240 lb-ft (285 to