FRONT AXLE - Continued
2-21.1 Ball Socket Assembly - Continued
Holding upper kingpin bearing up in its full
mounting position in its cup, tip and remove
ball socket by grasping and pulling it off
axle ball as shown.
With ball socket removed, the bearing
cones can be removed. The upper and
lower bearings are different sizes.
Remove axle ball (14) by removing nuts
(15), capscrews (16), and lockwashers
attaching axle ball (14) to housing (17).
Remove oil seal (18) and discard.
If replacement of kingpin bearings is
remove bearing cups (19 and 20) using a
suitable drift and hammer.
Dry cleaning solvent P-D-680 (safety or
prolonged breathing of vapors and skin
contact with the liquid. Do not use near
open flame, arcing equipment or other
ignition sources. Always wear eye
protection and protective clothing. The
flash point of P-D-680 is 100 to 138 deg.
F (30 to 59 deg. C).