FRONT AXLE GROUP MAINTENANCE
Section I. SCOPE
11-1. EQUIPMENT ITEMS COVERED. This chapter gives equipment maintenance
procedures for the front axle assembly and the steering mechanism for which there
are authorized corrective maintenance tasks at the organizational maintenance level.
11-2. EQUIPMENT ITEMS NOT COVERED. All equipment items for which corrective
maintenance is authorized at the organizational maintenance level are covered in this
JACKING AND SUPPORTING AXLE HOUSING.
Never work under truck with only one jack
supporting truck. Truck may slip off jack.
Weight of truck must be supported by trestles
or support stands, with capacity for weight
Floor jack or jack supplied with truck, minimum capacity 8 tons
Trestles, motor vehicle, minimum capacity 5 tons (2)
EQUIPMENT CONDITION: Truck parked, engine off, handbrake set, wheels