8-3. FORWARD-REAR AXLE REPLACEMENT (Cont).
Perform steps 9 and 10 to remove axle shaft from left and right side of forward-rear axle.
Remove eight nuts (11) and lockwashers (10) from end of axle shaft (12). Discard lockwashers.
Remove axle shaft (12) and gasket (13) from forward-rear axle (9). Discard gasket.
Perform steps 1 and 2 to install axle shaft to left and right side of forward-rear axle.
Install new gasket (13) and axle shaft (12) to forward-rear axle (9).
Install eight new lockwashers (10) and nuts (11) to end of axle shaft (12).
Connect two equalizer beams to forward-rear axle (see paragraph 13-1).
Install airbrake hoses and brackets to forward-rear axle (see TM 5-3805-254-20).
Keep clear of vehicle as vehicle is lifted. Lift carefully to avoid Injury or damage. Failure to follow
this warning may result in injury or death to personnel.
With overhead lifting device attached to rear of vehicle, lift rear of vehicle approximately 2 ft (0.6 m).
Remove jackstands or blocking from under frame.