FRONT AXLE SHAFT REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR (CONT)
Procedure is the same for both right and left axle shafts and cage ring
assemblies. Right side is shown.
TURN BALL SOCKET (1) TO STRAIGHT-AHEAD POSITION.
APPLY THIN COAT OF OIL TO POLlSHED SURFACES OF AXLE SHAFT ASSEMBLY (2).
PACK CAGE RING (3) WITH GREASE.
C A U T I ON
Take care not to damage axle housing oil seal when installing axle shaft.
iNSTALL AXLE SHAFT ASSEMBLY (2) IN BALL SOCKET (1) LONG END FIRST.
FILL BALL SOCKET (1) AND CAGE RING (3) WITH GREASE.