FRONT AXLE REPLACEMENT (CONT)
W A R N I N G
Front axle weighs 1,850 lb (839 kg). Support front axle with suitable floor
jack during removal to prevent possible injury to personnel.
Make sure front of vehicle is blocked up enough to allow removal of axle.
POSITION SUITABLE FLOOR JACK UNDER EACH END OF AXLE (7).
REMOVE FOUR NUTS (8), FOUR WASHERS (9), TWO U-BOLTS (10), AND AXLE STOP (11).
LOWER AXLE (7) AND ROLL OUT FROM UNDER VEHICLE.
If axle housing is to be replaced, remove front differential carrier assembly (page 5-34).
Use general cleaning methods to clean all parts (page 2-30).
Inspect all parts for wear or damage.