Axles No. 1 and No. 2 Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
9-13. BALL SOCKET REMOVAL/INSTALLATION (CONT).
Use sledge hammer carefully. Hammering too hard can
crack ball socket or damage trunnion bearings if they are
not seated while hammering.
(18) Hammer around top of ball socket (3) until upper and
lower bearing cups (31 and 32) are 1/8 in. (3.18 mm)
above and below ball socket surface.
(19) Tip ball socket (3) out and up
from bottom and remove from
ball and bushing assembly (27).
Upper and lower bearings and bearing cups are matched
sets. Tag and mark bearings and bearing cups.
(20) Remove bearings (33 and 34).