7-10. REAR AXLE ASSEMBLY.
Mount the aft end of the trailer on a suitable support with the rear tires clear-
ing the ground. Block the front tires.
Release the parking brakes (brake handle down).
Remove nuts (1) and washers (2), and remove the tire and wheel from hub (13).
Remove hub cap (4), cotter pin (5), nut (6), and tongued washer (7).
Slide hub (13) and brake drum (l4), as an assembly, from rear axle (39).
Cover the bearing surfaces on the rear axle to prevent
Remove bearing cones (8, 11), bearing cups (9, 12), and seal (10) from hub
7-12. ASSEMBLY AND INSTALLATION OF REAR WHEEL BEARINGS. (See figure
Assemble new bearing cones (8, 11) and new bearing cups (9, 12) as sets, and
handpack with grease, Military Specification MIL-G-10927.
Install new bearing cone and bearing cup set (11, 12) in hub (13).
Install new seal (10) in hub.
Slide the hub and brake drum over the aft bearing surface on the rear axle.
Install new bearing cone and new bearing cup set (8, 9) the forward bearing
surface of the rear axle, ensuring bearing cup (9) is properly seated in the hub.
Install tongued washer (7), and nut (6).