21-4.1. FRONT DIFFERENTIAL REPLACEMENT (SERIAL NUMBERS 300000 AND ABOVE)
This task covers:
General mechanic's tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
Maintenance and repair shop equipment:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 2)
· Front differential vent line removed
Two locknuts (Appendix A, Item 108)
General Safety Instructions
Four locknuts (Appendix A, Item 114.4)
Differential must be supported during
Two O-rings (Appendix A, Item 215)
removal and installation.
Sealing compound (Appendix C, Item 63)
Differential must be supported during removal and installation.
Failure to do this may cause injury to personnel or damage to
Have drainage container ready to catch oil.
Remove drainplug (20) from differential (19). Allow oil to drain and install drainplug (20).
Remove four capscrews (13), two straps (12), and propeller shaft (1) from pinion flange (5).
Remove two capscrews (2) and washers (3) from differential (4).
Remove two locknuts (11), washers (10), capscrews (6), washers (7), and mounting bracket (9) from
rear crossmember (8). Discard locknuts (11).
Remove two locknuts (26), O-rings (25), and output flanges (24) from differential (19). Discard
locknuts (26) and O-rings (25).
Remove two locknuts (15), washers (14), capscrews (18), and washers (17) from front crossmember
(16) and lower differential (19) from vehicle. Discard locknuts (15).
Remove eight capscrews (23) and two brake caliper adapters (22) from differential (19).