25-28. AXLE NO. 3 DIFFERENTIAL ASSEMBLY REPAIR (CONT).
Coat oil seals (25) with grease.
Using driver, install oil seal (25) in cover (26).
Install dust cover (24) on flange assembly (23).
Flange assembly should be
positioned so large openings of
flange assembly align with slots
of pinion shaft. This will ease
staking of nut.
Install flange assembly (23) on pinion shaft (22).
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 a well-
ventilated area. If adhesive,
solvent, or sealing compound
gets on skin or clothing, wash
immediately with soap and
Coat threads of pinion shaft (22) with adhesive.
Apply adhesive to face of flange
assembly (23) where adjusting nut (21)
With the aid of an assistant and using flange
holder and socket, install adjusting nut (21)
on pinion shaft (22). Tighten adjusting nut
to 680 to 796 lb-ft (922 to 1,079 N.m).
Ensure adhesive has squeezed out around
entire outside diameter of adjusting nut (21).
If adhesive is not visible around entire
outside diameter of adjusting nut (21),
remove and discard adjusting nut (21) and
repeat Steps (6) and (7).
Stake adjusting nut (21) in two slots of
pinion shaft (22) directly 180 degrees apart.