4-247. REAR AXLE SHAFT REPLACEMENT (Continued).
c. Torque bolts to 115 ft.-lbs.
a. Place a new gasket over the axle shaft (4) and
position the axle shaft in the housing so that the
d. Install rear drum brake assembly (paragraph 4-
shaft splines enter the differential side gear.
b. Position gasket so that holes are aligned and
e. Install wheel assembly (paragraph 4-203).
install flange (2) to hub (3) with attaching bolts
f. Lower vehicle.
4-248. HUB AND DRUM ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
General Mechanics Tool Kit
Wheel Bearing Nut Wrench (J-2222-C)
Wheel Assembly Removed
Rear Axle Shaft Removed
General Safety Instructions
Lubricant (Appendix D, Item 25)
Hub and Drum (6260831)
Transmission in (N) neutral.
Parking brake and micro-brakelock set.
a. Disengage tang of retainer (1) from slot or flat of lock
nut (2) and remove lock nut (2) and lockwasher (3) from
housing tube using wheel bearing out wrench.
b. Disengage tang of retainer (1) from slot or flat of
adjusting nut (4) and remove retainer (1) from housing