5-15. AXLE NO. 2 AND 3 REPAIR.
This task covers:
f. Follow-On Maintenance
Tools and Special Tools
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's
Tags, Identification (Item 23, Appendix E)
(Item 49, Appendix J)
Brush, Wire Scratch (Item 1, Appendix J)
Cap and Plug Set (Item 2, Appendix J)
Goggles, Industrial (Item 13, Appendix J)
Jackstand (4) (Item 24, Appendix J)
Lift, Transmission (Item 26, Appendix J)
Respirator, Air Filtering (Item 36, Appendix J)
Socket Set, 1 in. (Item 38, Appendix J)
Front wheels chocked, (Para 2-20)
Socket, Set, 3/4 in. (Item 39, Appendix J)
Wheels removed, (Para 4-57)
Welding Machine, Arc (Item 52, Appendix J)
Axle tiedown brackets removed (#3 axle only),
Wrench, Impact Electric, 1 in. External
(Item 59, Appendix J)
Wrench, Torque (0 to 600 lb-ft [0-814 N.m])
(Item 62, Appendix J)
Axle assembly weighs 1,565 lbs (710 kg). Attach suitable lifting device prior to removal to
prevent possible injury to personnel.
Both axles are removed the same way. Axle No. 3 shown.
Position jackstands under spring hanger assembly (1).