Axles No. 3 and No. 4 Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
Mark and remove two screws (1) and lock washers (2) with torque adapter.
Remove nut (3), lockwasher (4), and bracket (5).
Remove nine nuts (6) and lockwashers (7).
Remove four tapered locks (8).
Keep out from under differential carrier. Serious injury may result if differential
carrier falls from lifting device.
Do not strike differential carrier to loosen. Tap around edge of flange to avoid
Attach lifting device to differential carrier (9).
Soldier A removes differential carrier (9) while Soldier B operates lifting device.
Mount differential carrier (9) on stand and fasten in place. Remove lifting device.
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 dry cleaning solvent to clean axle housing (2).
Use clean lint free 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.