Axles No. 1 and No. 2 Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
Remove upper and lower bearing cups (31
and 32) from ball socket (3).
Remove four studs (35) from ball socket (3)
on left side only.
Remove two seals (36) and bushings (37) on
right and left side.
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
Clean all metal parts with drycleaning solvent.
Inspect ball socket for cracks and breaks. Replace if damaged.
Inspect bearing cups for gouges. If gouged, replace bearing cups and bearings.
Inspect bearings for loose rollers and cracked or broken races. Replace if damaged.
Inspect seals for tears. Replace torn seals.
Inspect bushings for gouges and out-of-round condition.
If bushing is gouged or more than
0.050 in. (1.270 mm) out-of-round, replace.
Inspect axle ball trunnions for breaks or gouges. Replace if damaged.
Inspect studs for damaged threads and cracks or breaks. Replace if damaged.
Steps (1) through (16) are for both left
and right ball sockets. Left ball socket
Top bearing cup has small opening up
and bottom bearing cup has small
Install bearing cups (1 and 2) in ball
socket (3). Tap bearing cups down until
bearing cups are not more than 1/8 in.
(3.18 mm) above ball socket.
Lip of seal (hub side) must face toward bushing
to prevent grease from entering brake area.
Lip of seal (axle side) must face away from
bushing to allow grease to exit socket.
Install two bushings (4) and seals (5)
in ball socket (3).
Install four studs (6) in left ball socket (3).