After the parts have
11-3. HUB REMOVAL.
spected and cleaned, install
11-4. Section 4 covers removal of disc wheels.
These should be removed before removing hubs.
a . Assemble the inner cone and seal into the
Support the hub assemblies prior to removal. The
hub and drum are removed as an assembly using the
b . Place the hub over the spindle being care-
ful to avoid damage to the spindles, seals and brakes.
a. Back off the brake adjustment by turning the
adjusting screw on the slack adjuster.
c. Put the outer cone into position.
d. Tighten the inner spindle nut while rotating
b. Remove the hubcap.
the wheel both directions until a slight bind is felt.
c. Bend the flap or tang of the lockwasher away
e . Back off the nut 1/4 turn. The hub should
from the flat of the outer spindle nut.
d. Remove the outer spindle nut, two (2) l o c k -
f. Install inner nut lock and place the lockwasher
washers, and the inner spindle nut.
on the spindle.
e. Pull the hub and drum assemblies carefully
g. Tighten the outer nut.
to avoid damage to the bearings, spindle, and in-
Catch the bearing cones as the hub is
removed from the spindle.
h. The end play should be .001 in. (.0254 mm)
to .010 in. (.054 mm).
11-5. INSPECTION AND CLEANING,
i. Lock the outer spindle nut in place by bending
the tangs or edge of the lockwasher ove one flat on
11-6. While the
hub is removed, inspect
the outer nut.
the condition of the brake drum and linings (see
Also check the condition of the cups,
j. Install hub cap gasket and hub cap.
seal, and axle ring.
l u b r i c a t e d assembly to the "full" line on the hub
k. Readjust the brakes.
11-10. Coat the bearing cones and cups with oil
prior to assembly.