Inspect bearing (22) and cone and rollers (15 and 20) by rotating and
checking that it turns smoothly. Check bearing balls and rollers for flat
areas, pitting, and scored, scratched, chipped, or cracked races.
Replace bearing cups and cone and rollers as an assembly. Dont use an
old bearing cup with a new cone and rollers or vice versa.
Inspect bearing cups (16 and 17) for flat areas, pitting, scoring, or
Replace an item if inspection indicates need for replacement.
Inspect pinion (23) for pitting, scoring, distortion, deformation, or
broken or cracked teeth.
Pinion (23) and ring gear are a matched set and must be replaced as a
Inspect plug (24) , nut (25) , and thrust screw (26) for excessive wear or
Inspect yoke (9) for cracks, burrs, twisted splines, or other damage.
Inspect differential carrier (27) and cage (18) for cracks, breaks, or
Inspect adjusting rings (5) for nicks, thread damage, or excessive wear.
Inspect all remaining parts for cracks, breaks, or damaged threads.