FRONT AXLE ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT - CONTINUED
Using forklift truck, lift and move front axle (2) to vehicle.
Two or more bolts inserted through frame from above may be used to help align axle with frame.
Align front axle (2) with front of vehicle frame (1). Install axle on frame with eight bolts (9), sixteen new lockwashers
(10), and eight nuts (8). Tighten nuts securely to hold axle in place. Final torque will be applied when tires and wheels
have been installed and vehicle is sitting on ground.
Reconnect main hydraulic supply lines to junction box located above axle.
Connect breather line to top of axle center section.
For the USMC model ONLY, connect the main supply lines of the autolube that feed the front wheel areas.
Using two hydraulic jacks under one end of axle, remove wood blocks from under the frame and lower vehicle to the
ground. Repeat procedure on the opposite end of axle.
Remove blocks from left and right sides of rear axle.
Using torque wrench and torque multiplier, tighten eight nuts (8) to 1,733 lb-ft (2,350 Nm).