Note the orientation of axles
prior to removal to aid in
Remove four nuts (16) and lockwashers (17)
from left side of axle (15). Discard
Remove two U-bolts (18), spring shoe (19)
and rubber stop (20) from springs (21) on
left side of axle (15). Discard U-bolts.
Repeat Steps (7) and (8) for right side of
Axle assembly weighs 1,565 lbs
(710 kg). Attach suitable lifting
device prior to removal to
prevent possible injury to
Using lifting device and the aid of an
assistant, raise axle (15) and remove axle
from beneath spring (21).
Support axle (15) on jackstands and remove
Refer to Para 4-35 and remove brakes
from axle (1).
Refer to Para 4-37 and remove brake
chambers from axle (1).