REAR AXLE TRUNNION REPLACEMENT - CONTINUED
CLEANING AND INSPECTION
WARN I N G
Solvent cleaning compound MIL-PRF-680 Type III is an environmentally compliant and low-toxic
material. However, it may be irritating to the eyes and skin. Use protective gloves and goggles. Use in
well-ventilated areas. Keep away from open flames and other sources of ignition. Failure to do so may
result in injury or death to personnel.
Particles blown by compressed air are hazardous. DO NOT exceed 15 psi (103 kPa) nozzle pressure
when drying parts with compressed air. DO NOT direct compressed air against human skin. Make
sure air stream is directed away from user and other personnel in the area. To prevent injury, user
must wear protective goggles or face shield. Failure to follow this warning may result in injury to per-
Clean all parts and mating surfaces with solvent cleaning compound.
Dry parts with compressed air.
Inspect all parts for wear, pitting, cracks, or corrosion and replace if necessary.
Inspect oil passages to ensure they are clean and unobstructed.
Apply gasket cement to mating surface between trunnion (10) and axle housing (15).
WARN I N G
Use extreme caution when handling heavy parts. Provide adequate support and use assistance during pro-
cedure. Ensure that any lifting equipment used is in good condition and of suitable load capacity. Keep
clear of heavy parts supported only by lifting equipment. Failure to follow this warning may result in injury
or death to personnel.
N OT E
Trunnion weighs 53 lb (24 kg).
Attach lifting equipment to trunnion (10).
With assistance, position trunnion (10) on rear axle
housing (15) and install 12 washers (14) and bolts
(13). Tighten bolts to 220 ± 30 lb-ft (300 ± 40 Nm).