3-9. FRONT AND REAR AXLES MAINTENANCE (CONT)
a. Front Axle (Cont).
Using chain hoist, put front axle (8) on roller jack.
Position front axle (8) under front of loader. If necessary, raise front
chassis using chain hoist just enough to position front axle.
Raise front axle (8) into position to aline mounting holes in front axle
with mounting holes in front chassis.
Install eight washers (7), capscrews (6), washers (5), and new lock nuts
(4). Tighten locknuts to 520 to 640 lb-ft.
Lower roller jack and remove from beneath loader.
If removed, install adapter (3) in front axle (8) housing.
Connect axle vent hose (2) to adapter (3). Do this by firmly pushing hose
Spread clamp (1) and install on hose. Install mounting hardware to secure
Install brake calipers (refer to TM 5-3805-262-20).
(10) Connect brake lines to brake calipers (refer to TM 5-3805-262-20).
(11) Connect brake lines and fittings to front axle (refer to TM 5-3805-262-
(12) Install front wheels (refer to TM 5-3805-262-20).
(13) Connect front drive shaft to front axle differential assembly (refer to
(14) Raise front chassis and remove jack stands. Lower front chassis and dis-
connect chain hoist.
Whenever a component or line in the brake system is disconnected for
servicing, the air must be bled from the brake system. Failure to do so
could cause serious injury or death due to loss of braking control.
Refer to TM 5-3805-262-20 for bleeding air from brake system.
(15) Bleed air from hydraulic brake system (refer to TM 5-3805-262-20).
(16) Service front axle (refer to TM 5-3805-262-20 and LO 5-3805-262-12).
(17) Install transport/service link in operating position (refer to TM 5-
Be sure transport/service link is disengaged before driving vehicle.
Failure to do so could cause serious injury or death due to loss of