REAR AXLE ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT - CONTINUED
Place two hydraulic jacks under flat section of vehicle frame (7) in front of rear axle (8). Raise jacks to contact bottom
of frame. Ensure jacks are positioned securely under frame.
Raise vehicle frame (7) to provide enough clearance to remove two rear wheel and tire assemblies from rear axle (8).
Assemble rigging on rear axle (8) as shown. Attach rigging to suitable lifting device and support rear axle.
68 IN. STRAP
SHACKLE AND PIN
144 IN. STRAP
REAR AXLE RIGGING
Using hydraulic jacks under frame (7), raise frame to 36 in. (91 cm) height as indicated in Rear Axle Rigging diagram
and remove two hydraulic jacks (WP 0232 00) from under rear axle (8).
Place wood blocks or trestles under vehicle frame (7) in front of, and close to, hydraulic jacks. Lower jacks and support
frame on wood blocks.
For USMC vehicle, remove the autolube junction boxes and local connecting lines that supply the rear wheel spindle
area components and steering cylinder pivot points.
At rear of rear axle (8), remove 12 screws (4) and washers (5) holding shaft (6) flange to crossmember (1).
At front of rear axle (8), remove 12 screws (12), washers (13), and cover (14). Remove O-ring (9) and grease fitting (10)
from cover. Discard O-ring.