[ 3-9. FRONT AND REAR AXLES MAINTENANCE (CONT) ]
d. Rear Axle (Cont).
Using chain hoist, put rear axle (8) on roller jack.
Position rear axle (8) under rear of loader and raise into position to
aline mounting holes in rear axle with mounting holes in rear chassis.
Install eight washers (7), capscrews (6), washers (5), and new lock nuts
(4). Tighten lock nuts to 520 to 640 lb-ft.
Lower roller jack and remove from beneath loader.
If removed, install adapter (3) in rear axle (8) housing.
Connect axle vent hose (2) to adapter
Spread clamp (1) and install on hose.
(3). Do this by firmly pushing hose
Install mounting hardware to secure
Install brake calipers (refer to TM 5-3805-262-20).
Connect brake lines to brake calipers (refer to TM 5-3805-262-20).
(10) Connect brake lines and fittings to rear axle (refer to TM 5-3805-262-
(11) Install rear wheels (refer to TM 5-3805-262-20).
(12) Remove blocks from between trunnion assembly and frame.
(13) Raise rear chassis and remove jack stands. Lower rear chassis and discon-
nect chain hoist.
(14) Connect rear drive shaft to rear axle differential assembly (refer to TM
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 rear 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