FRONT AXLE REPLACEMENT (Contd)
Weight of vehicle must be supported on jack stands at all times.
Do not attempt to support weight of vehicle on hydraulic jack.
Injury or death to personnel may result if jack fails.
Position jack stands under left and right sides of frame rail (7).
Remove two screws (5), lockwashers (4), and clamps (3) with CTIS air lines (1) and (6) from
differential housing cover (2). Discard lockwashers (4).
Cap or plug all hoses, connections, and openings immediately after
disconnection or component removal to prevent contamination.
Failure to do so may result in damage to equipment. Remove all
caps or plugs prior to installation.
Left and right clamp plates are removed basically the same. This procedure
covers left clamp plates. Quantity of parts listed are for both sides.
Disconnect two CTIS connectors (8) from connectors (9) on axle hubs (11).
Remove air connectors (9) from fitting (10) on axle hubs (11).
Have drainage container ready to catch any excess fluids.
Remove two brake line screws (22), washers (12), brake line assemblies (18), and washers (12) from
backing plates (13). Discard washers (12).
Remove two springs (17) from spring plates (16).
Remove two nuts (14), lockwashers (15), and spring plates (16) from studs (23). Discard lockwashers (15).
Remove two assembled-washer bolts (19) and brackets (20) from front axle housing (21). Discard
assembled-washer bolts (19).
Remove nut (25), washer (24), screw (26), lockwasher (27), two clamps (29), and brake line (28) from
differential housing cover (2). Discard lockwasher (27).
Secure brake line assemblies (18) and (28) out of way.