AXLE ASSEMBLY - REPLACE.
This Task Covers:
Tools and Test Equipment Required
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive (Appendix B, Section II, Item 1)
Trestle, Motor Vehicle Maint. (Appendix B, Section III, Item 2).
Jack, Dolly Type (Appendix B, Section III, Item 7).
Wiping rags (Appendix E, Item 1).
Brake Fluid (Appendix E, Item 2).
Unit shut down and cool
Trailer parked on level ground, wheels chocked
Air tank pressure drained (para 4-51)
Brake line disconnected (para 4-56)
Skid Assembly removed (para 5-1).
Do not use rear scissors jacks or front trailer jack to hold the trailer frame up.
These jacks are for stabilization only and are not designed to hold or lift the
trailer frame. If these jacks are used, the trailer frame could fall and cause
bodily injury or death.
Do not stand under trailer frame when it is being lifted. It could fall and cause
serious bodily injury or death Be careful to guide trailer frame manually when it
is being transported on hoist so that it does not hit anyone. The trailer frame is
very heavy and could cause serious bodily injury or death if it hits someone in
Do not get under the axle when removing it. It is heavy, and if it falls. It could
cause bodily injury or death.