REAR AXLE - Continued
Power Divider (Transfer Unit) - Continued
Power Divider Cover and Input Shaft
Remove nine capscrews (11) attaching
power divider cover (12) to differential
Attach a suitable chain to input shaft
yoke (14) and an overhead hoist.
(3) Lift power divider cover off carrier
housing. If it binds, free the cover by
striking it lightly using a soft mallet.
Strike close to location of dowels (15).
(4) Place power divider on a workbench on
suitable support. The input shaft
protrudes below the lower cover flange.
The one-piece input shaft and gear can drop out of cover (12) when yoke (18) is removed. To prevent
damage, support shaft while removing yoke.
Remove nut (16), washer (17), and
yoke (18). Remove shaft (23) through
the open bottom of cover (12).
(20), bearing cap (21), and shims (22).
Remove input shaft assembly (23).
Remove capscrews (37 and 39) and
remove covers (38 and 40).
Before disassembling bearing cones and
cups from input shaft, bearing cap, and
power divider cover, clean and inspect
all items. Unless replacement of any
bearings, shaft, or covers is required, no
further disassembly should be carried
out. For disassembly, refer to steps 8
thru 12 following.