REAR-REAR AXLE DIFFERENTIAL - CONTINUED
ASSEMBLY - CONTINUED
Pinion bearing (9)
Using arbor press press on until
seated firmly against shoulder.
Using 3/8-inch blunt-point drive-pin
punch and ball-peen hammer, sta ke
face of gear (6) in six evenly spaced
Lubricate bearings (8) and (9) with rear
Bearing cage (2)
Pinion gear (6) Put in.
The adjustments made on rear-rear axle differential carrier are preformed to establish the proper gear tooth contact.
Correct contact will result in a long wearing, quiet running rear axle assembly.
There are five adjustments to be performed and these adjustments are performed as the carrier is assembled. The
adjustments are as follows:
Preloading the pinion gear bearing cones
Establishing the pinion nominal dimensions
Setting gear lash TA238561
Preloading the differential bearing
Checking the gear tooth contact