FRONT AXLE MAINTENANCE - CONTINUED
CLEANING AND INSPECTION
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.
Particles blown by compressed air are hazardous. DO NOT exceed 15 psi (103 kPa) nozzle pressure
when drying parts with compressed air. Use a maximum of 30 psi (207 kPa) when cleaning compo-
nents. DO NOT direct compressed air against human skin. Failure to follow this warning may cause
injury or death. Make sure air stream is directed away from user and other personnel in the area. To pre-
vent injury, user must wear protective goggles or face shield.
Clean all parts with solvent cleaning compound.
Dry parts with compressed air.
Inspect all parts for damage and replace damaged parts as necessary.
Install spacer (6) and gear (7) on axle (5).
Install retaining ring (8) on axle (5).
Use caution when handling heavy parts. Provide adequate support and use assistance during procedure.
Ensure any lifting device used is in good condition and of suitable load capacity. Keep clear of heavy parts
supported only by lifting device. Failure to follow this warning may result in injury or death.
Weight of front axle is 90 lb (40 kg).
Use lifting device to install axle (5) assembly.