4-18. TRANSPORT TRUCK AXLE REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanics Automotive
Spreader removed from transport truck.
Transport truck hub removed from axle
This procedure can be used for either
Remove nut (1), lockwasher (2), and
screw (3) securing bracket (4) to axle
Discard lock- washer.
Remove trestle (5).
Remove nut (6), lockwasher (7), screw (8),
and flatwasher (9) securing left-hand axle
(10) to right-hand axle (11). Separate two
axles and remove axle being replaced.
Assemble two axles (10 and 11) and
secure using screw (8), flatwasher (9),
new lock- washer (7), and nut (6). Tighten
screw to 120 lb-ft.
Support axles with trestle (5).
Install bracket (4) on axle using screw (3),
new lockwasher (2), and nut (1). Tighten
bracket mounting screw to 60 lb-ft.
Install transport truck wheel hub (para 4-20) and
wheel (para 4-19).
Install transport truck on spreader (para 4-12).