Use extreme caution when handling heavy parts. Provide adequate support and use
assistance during procedure. Ensure that any lifting equipment is in good condition and of
suitable load capacity. Keep clear of heavy parts supported by lifting equipment. Failure to
follow this warning may result in injury or death to personnel.
9. Use special lifting tool to position wheel hub/brake drum assembly (Figure 9, Item 1) on axle spindle (Figure 9,
Figure 9. Hub and Drum Positioning.
10. Start ring gear and hub assembly (Figure 10, Item 1) on axle spindle splines (Figure 10, Item 2). Place a 4 x 4
in. wooden block across ring gear and use a sledge or heavy mallet to drive ring gear and hub assembly on
spindle until it bottoms in wheel hub bearing cup (Figure 10, Item 3).
Figure 10. Hub and Drum Installation.