6-11. GEARED HUB REPLACEMENT
This task covers:
General mechanics tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
Puller kit (Appendix B, Item 167)
Three cotter pins (Appendix G, Item 18)
Lockwasher (Appendix G, Item 120)
Eight locknuts (Appendix G, Item 65)
Sealing compound (Appendix C, Item 45)
Sealer (Appendix C, Item 39)
Wheel removed (para. 8-3).
Steering stop removed (para. 6-19).
Air lifting bracket removed, rear only (para. 6-20).
General Safety Instructions
Geared hub must be supported during removal and
Have drainage container ready to catch drained fluid.
Removal and installation procedures are basically the same for
front and rear geared hubs. This procedure covers the front
Remove drainplug (29) from geared hub (9) and drain geared hub (9).
Install drainplug (29) in geared hub (9).
Remove capscrew (22), washer (23), vent line bracket and clamp (24) from geared hub (9).
Loosen clamp (10) and disconnect vent line (1) from geared hub fitting (11).
Remove cotter pin (25), slotted nut (26), and washer (27) from tie rod end (28) and geared hub (9).
Discard cotter pin (25).
Using puller, disconnect tie rod end (28) from geared hub (9).
Remove access plug (14), washer (15), axle halfshaft retaining capscrew (13), lockwasher (12) and
disconnect halfshaft (20) from geared hub (9). Discard lockwasher (12).
Geared hub must be supported during removal and installation.
Failure to support geared hub may cause injury to personnel or
damage to equipment.
Note direction of outer capscrew for installation.
Remove four locknuts (21), washers (16), capscrews (17), and washers (16) from lower ball joint (18) and
lower control arm (19). Discard locknuts (21).
Use of a pickle fork in lieu of the puller kit may damage
serviceable components (boots).