9-2. FRONT AXLE ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (CONT)
(10) Position shock absorber (11) on front axle assembly (6)
with bolt (12), washer (13), and nut (14).
(11) Tighten nut (14) to 284-343 lb-ft (385-465 N·m).
(12) Perform steps (5) through (11) on left side of front axle
Step (12.1) requires the aid of an assistant.
(12.1) Remove drive shaft (14.1) from crossmember (14.2).
Do not use steel hammers to seat bearing cups in
drive yokes. Failure to comply may result in injury to
personnel or damage to equipment.
Check bearing cups to ensure all needle
bearings are in place prior to installation.
Replace bearing cups if needle bearings are
missing or out of place. Failure to comply may
result in damage to equipment.
Wipe end of yoke bearing bores prior to
(13) Position universal joint (15) on drive yoke (16) with two
bearing cups (17) and four screws (18).