Procedure is the same for both
REMOVE FOUR NUTS (1) AND FOUR
BUSHING ASSEMBLY (3).
sides of axles. Left side of axie is shown.
WASHERS (2) FROM BOTTOM HOLES OF BALL AND
W A R N I N G
Ball and bushing assembly is heavy and can injure personnel if dropped.
Support ball and bushing assembly during removal.
REMOVE SIX BOLTS (4) AND SIX WASHERS (5) AND REMOVE BALL AND BUSHING ASSEMBLY
(3) FROM AXLE HOUSING ASSEMBLY (6).
REMOVE OLD SEALANT FROM MOUNTING FACE OF AXLE HOUSiNG ASSEMBLY (6) AND BALL
AND BUSHING ASSEMBLY (3).
PRY OIL SEAL (7) FROM BALL AND BUSHING ASSEMBLY (3). DISCARD OIL SEAL.
MEASURE OUTER DIAMETER OF FRONT AXLE SHAFT AND INNER DIAMETER OF AXLE BALL
BUSHING (8). IF DIFFERENCE IS LESS THAN 0.008 IN. (0.203 mm) OR MORE THAN 0.020 IN.
(0.508 mm), REMOVE BUSHING (8) FROM AXLE BALL (9).
IF DAMAGED, REMOVE FOUR STUDS (10).
Use general cleaning methods to clean all parts (page 2-30).
Inspect all parts for wear or damage.
Procedure is the same for both sides of
INSTALL NEW OIL SEAL (1) IN AXLE BALL (2).
axles. Left side of axie is shown.