25-12. AXLE NO. 1, 2 AND 5 PIVOT AND SPINDLE/TRUNNION BEARING
ASSEMBLY REPAIR (CONT).
Adhesives, solvents, and sealing compounds can burn easily, can give off harmful vapors, and
are harmful to skin and clothing. To avoid injury or death, keep away from open fire and use
in well-ventilated area. If adhesive, solvent, or sealing compound gets on skin or clothing,
wash immediately with soap and water.
Apply sealant to outside surface of two
trunnion bearings (12).
Install two trunnion bearings (12) to axle
Coat two oil seals (9) and inside of pivot and
spindle assembly (5) where trunnions (8)
seat with grease.
Pivot and spindle assembly
weighs 90 lbs (41 kg). Use the
aid of an assistant to prevent
possible injury to personnel.
Support axle shaft during
installation of pivot and spindle
assembly to prevent damage to
bearings inside pivot and spindle
With the aid of an assistant, install pivot and
spindle assembly (5) on axle housing (10).
Lip of oil seal should be facing
toward bottom of trunnions
Install two oil seals (9) on two trunnions (8).
With the aid of an assistant, align pivot and
spindle assembly (5) and install two
trunnions (8) into pivot and spindle
assembly with soft faced mallet.