Axles No. 1 and No. 2 Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
Scrape dirt and old sealant from mounting
surface (1) on axle housing (2).
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.
Use drycleaning solvent to clean axle
Use clean cloth to wipe dry.
Inspect mounting studs (3) for cracks, breaks, and damaged threads. Replace if damaged.
Inspect axle housing (2) for cracks or damage. Replace if damaged.
Keep out from under differential carrier. Serious injury may result if differential
carrier falls from lifting device.
Attach suitable lifting device to differential carrier (1).
Soldier A removes differential carrier (1) from stand while Soldier
B operates lifting device.
Apply silicone adhesive-sealant in
pattern illustrated on mounting
surface (2) of axle housing (3).