Axles No. 1 and No. 2 Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
Ball and bushing assembly is heavy. Support ball and bushing assembly to keep it
from falling and causing personal injury.
Remove six screws (4), lockwashers (5), and airhose mounting bracket (6).
Remove ball and bushing assembly (3) from axle housing assembly (7).
Remove old sealant from mounting face of axle housing assembly (7) and ball and bushing
Pry oil seal (8) from ball and bushing assembly (3).
Measure front axle outer diameter and inner diameter of axle
ball bushing (9). If difference in measurement is less than
0.008 in. (0.203 mm) or more than 0.020 in. (0.508 mm),
remove bushing from axle ball (10).
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.
(7) Clean axle ball (10) with soft, lint-free cloth and dry cleaning
(8) Inspect axle ball (10) for scratches and grooves. Replace axle
ball if damaged.
Installation of ball, bushing, and oil seal is the same for both sides of axles No. 1
and No. 2.
(1) Install oil seal (1) in axle ball (2).