14-8. LATERAL TORQUE ROD REPLACEMENT (CONT).
Axle No. 3 Lateral Torque Rod Replacement.
Loosen locknut (1) until it is even with threaded end of torque rod (2).
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.
With the aid of an assistant and use of a hand jack kit, press tapered end of torque rod (2) from
torque rod mount on axle (3) while striking torque rod mount with soft faced hammer.
Remove locknut (1) and washer (4) from torque rod (2). Discard locknut.
Tag and note number and size of spacers for installation.
With the aid of an assistant, remove two locknuts (5), screws (6), torque rod (2), bracket (7),
spacers (8) and plate (9) from frame (10). Discard locknuts.