4-245. REAR WHEEL BEARING REPLACEMENT (Continued).
f. Install inner bearing cup using inner wheel
bearing cup installer on handle. Drive cup into
place until it seats against hub bore shoulder.
g. Install new oil seal (2) with wheel hub oil seal
h. Install axle shaft (paragraph 4-247).
i. Install hub and drum assembly (paragraph 4-
j. Install wheel assembly (paragraph 4-203).
k. Lower vehicle.
4-246. DIFFERENTIAL SIDE GEAR AND PINION REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
General Mechanics Tool Kit
Para. Condition Description
Soft Faced Hammer
4-247 Axle Shaft Removed
4-248 Hub and Drum Assembly Removed
Side Gear (3977344)
General Safety Instructions
Transmission in (N) neutral.
Parking brake and micro-brakelock set.
a. Remove differential side gear bolts (1) and
b. Remove pinion bearing retainer nuts from
lockwashers and use a soft faced hammer to tap
side gear (2) from case (3).
c. Remove pinion and bearing retainer assembly.
It may be necessary to rap on the pilot end of
the pinion (5) to assist the assembly from the