14-5. FRONT AND REAR TANDEM EQUALIZER BEAM REPAIR (CONT).
Using a hydraulic jack, raise the equalizer beam (1).
Ensure truck is securely supported before removing equalizer beams. If truck falls, serious
personal injury or death may result.
Position jackstands under each axle, as shown.
Front and rear equalizer beams are removed in the same way. The rear tandem is shown.
Left and right equalizer beams are removed in the same way. Right side of rear tandem is
Remove four locknuts (2), washers (3) and two saddle caps (4) from each saddle (5). Discard locknuts.
If studs are damaged, perform Step (3).
Remove four studs (6) from each saddle (5).