TRUCK SERVICE MANUAL
AXLE END DISASSEMBLY
(Wheel, Hub, Drum and Brake Group Removed)
Trunnion Housing Disassembly
Slide spindle off Trunni9n Housing Studs, (retaining
nuts removed when disassembling brake group). See
Fig. 1 Removing Spindle
Remove axle shaft and universal joint assembly from
axle housing (Fig. 2).
Care should be taken not to damage axle shaft oil seal in end
of axle housing when removing axle shaft
Fig. 2 Removing Axle Shaft and Universal Joint Assembly
Remove retaining ring half (-halves) mounting bolts
and lockwashers from back side of trunnion housing
Fig. 3 Removing Retaining Ring Half (Halves)
Remove retaining ring halves, split ring retainer, seal
with spring, steering ball felt, flange and gasket from
back side of trunnion housing (Fig. 4).
Fig. 4 Trunnion Housing Seals and Retainers
Loosen both upper and lower trunnion cap retaining
nuts. Remove bottom cap mounting nuts and
lockwashers only at this time.
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