TRUCK SERVICE MANUAL
BODIES AND CABS
The removal of the S-Series cab from chassis can be
performed providing an overhead crane and cab lifting fixture
are available. Removal procedures may vary for various
models depending on type of equipment and accessories.
The following steps may be used as a guide.
Block wheels of truck and release parking brake.
Tilt or remove hood.
Disconnect battery ground cable.
Drain radiator and disconnect heater hose.
Disconnect steering shaft at gear.
Disconnect accelerator linkage.
Disconnect electrical connections and ground wire.
Disconnect clutch linkage.
Disconnect brake system (air or hydraulic).
11. Disconnect air conditioning lines (if so equipped).
12. Remove shift lever from transmission.
13. Detach exhaust system from cab if system is vertical
14. Install cab lifting fixture. Make sure fixture is padded
to prevent damage to cab.
15. Remove cab to frame stay rods.
16. Partially lift cab so cab weight will be supported on
17. Remove cab to frame mounting bolts and nuts at
front and rear locations.
Inspect all cab to frame attaching points to be
sure they are disconnected or damage can
18. Carefully lift cab from chassis.
Cab installation is the reverse of the foregoing removal
procedure. No special adjustment is required for cab to frame
mounting bolts and nuts other than the application of specified
torques. Connect all wiring harnesses, plumbing and
controls. Start engine and check all systems and controls
before returning truck to service.
Cab hardware and other mechanisms require a periodic
application of lubricant to increase service life and prevent
objectionable squeaking. New cabs are lubricated at factory
and before they are delivered to customer. After the cab is
placed in service, regular lubricating intervals based on type
of service should be established. Thorough lubrication at
definite intervals adds greatly to cab service life and reduces
For specified lubrication intervals refer to Operator's
Manual. For those special items requiring attention and a
particular type of lubricant, refer to LUBRICATION section,
CTS-2412 in the Service Manual.
Wipe off all lubricant points before applying new lube to
prevent lube contamination. Apply lube sparingly and wipe
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