A. Secure yoke with holding tool and remove pinion
shaft nut and washer.
D. Remove rear thrust bearing and radial bearing with
bearing puller if necessary to replace.
E. Remove oil seal assembly from bearing cover.
F. IF NECESSARY TO REMOVE DIFFERENTIAL
BEARING CUPS, WIRE THE SELECTIVE SPACERS
B. Insert puller through yoke and remove.
WHICH ARE BEHIND THE CUPS TO THEIR
C. Remove pinion bearing cover and oil seal assembly.
RESPECTIVE AXLE HALVES.
PREPARE FOR REASSEMBLY
Parts having ground and polished surfaces such
cleaned in a suitable solvent such as SD-2 kerosene or
diesel fuel oil.
GASOLINE SHOULD BE AVOIDED.
Potentially dangerous. Do not use
near open flame or heat. Do NOT
clean these parts in a hot solution
D. Remove pinion and cage assembly using puller
tank or with water and alkaline
screws in holes provided.
solutions such as sodium hydroxide,
Driving pinion from inner end with a drift will
orthosilicates or phosphates. We do
damage the bearing lock ring groove.
NOT recommend steam cleaning
assembled drive units after they have
DISASSEMBLE PINION AND CAGE ASSEMBLY
been removed from the housing.
When this method of cleaning
A. Tap shaft from cage with soft mallet or press shaft
B. Remove outer bearing from cage.
C. Remove spacer or spacer combination from pinion