REAR AXLE HOUSING - CONTINUED
For more information on how to use antiseizing tape, go to General Maintenance Instructions (page 2-
Filler plug (2)
Using antiseizing tape, wrap threads.
Screw in and tighten using 1/2-inch
Using wiping rag, wipe filler plug and
area around it clean.
Do not drain rear axle housing oil when hot. Hot oil can burn you.
Rear axle housing oil must be warm and engine shut down (TM 5-3805-254-10) before draining.
Steps given are typical for both rear axle housings.
Filler plug (2) and
Using wiping rag, wipe filler plug,
magnetic drainplug, and area around it
Place 10-gallon container underneath.
Using 1/2-inch square key, unscrew
and take out.
Allow oil to drain.
Get rid of drained oil (page 2-424).