5-22. SPRING REPLACEMENT (AXLE NO.1).
This task covers:
c. Follow-On Maintenance
Tools and Special Tools
Materials/Parts - Continued
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's
Bushing (2) (Item 3, Appendix I)
(Item 49, Appendix J)
Pin, Cotter (6) (Item 64, Appendix I)
Socket Set, 3/4 in. (Item 39, Appendix J)
Wrench Set, Crowfoot (Item 58, Appendix J)
Wrench, Torque (0-175 lb-ft [0-237 N.m])
(Item 61, Appendix J)
Lifting Device Minimum Capacity 270 lb (123 kg)
Wheels chocked, (Para 2-20)
Axle assembly removed, (Para 5-14)
Grease (Item 12, Appendix E)
Spring weighs 163 lbs
(74 kg). Attach suitable
lifting device prior to
removal to prevent possible
injury to personnel.
Keep hands and fingers out
of spring pin hole or injury
to personnel may result.
With the aid of an assistant, attach lifting
device to spring (1).
Remove two cotter pins (2), castle nuts (3),
washers (4) and spring pins (5) from both
ends of spring assembly. Discard cotter pins.
Lower spring (1).
Remove lifting device from spring (1).
Perform Step (5) if grease
fittings are damaged.
Remove grease fittings (6) from spring
pins (5). Discard grease fittings.