5-43. FORWARD TANDEM AXLE AND DRIVE UNIT-Continued
Remove the inner bearing cone (81 ) from the pinion. Place bearing puller under the bearing. Put
a protector on the shad of the drive pinion (73) and press the pinion out of the bearing cone (81).
c. Cleaning and Inspection.
Dry cleaning solvent P-D-680 is potentially dangerous. Avoid
repeated and 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).
Compressed air used for cleaning purposes will not exceed 30
psi (207 kPa). Use only with effective chip guarding and
personal protective equipment, goggles, shield and gloves.
Clean all metal parts in dry cleaning solvent (stem 3, Appendix E) and dry thoroughly with
compressed air (except bearings).
Clean all gasket material from mounting and mating surfaces of differential carrier housing (5).
Inspect all bearings for wear, pitting, rust, cracks and surface breaks. Replace all damaged
bearings. Replace bearings in sets, new cones and cups.
Inspect surfaces of the following for wear, cracks and scoring (see para 4-9).
(a) Inside surfaces of both case halves.
(b) Four trunnion ends of the spider.