4-30. REAR AXLE - Continued
These procedures are common for both left and right brake assemblies. Assemblies or
components that can only be used on left hand or right hand wheel are so marked. They are
Block the front wheels to prevent the truck from moving while working on the rear axle
Jack affected wheel end up until wheel is off the ground Support raised wheel end on maintenance
Brake adjustment may be carried
out with rear wheel either removed
From its storage position on the side of the
brake air chamber remove stud (1) and nut
Remove plastic cap (3) from top of brake
Insert stud (1) into brake chamber. Twist
stud into engagement with spring retainer
Inside brake chamber.
Install and tighten nut until parking brake
spring is completely retracted and the
brake fully released.