28. Remove two bolts and lock washers that secure air
chamber bracket to axle housing; remove bracket
and spacers (Fig. 281.
1/32" DIA RADIUS ALL CORNERS
29 Disassemble opposite side of axle
instructions given in steps 2 through 28.
30. If axle is equipped with parking brake, proceed as
indicated below. If axle is not equipped with parking
brake, proceed to step 39. Position socket on
flange nut and then install flange retaining tool with
two spacers between tool and flange. Spacer
dimensions are given in Fig. 30. Loosen flange nut
(Fig. 29). Re- move flange retaining tool and
remove flange nut and washer.
NOTE: Standard 2 % -inch socket will not fit flange
nut because socket wall is too thick to enter recess
In flange. Machine socket as shown in Fig. 31 to
provide proper clearance.
Use suitable puller to pull assembled companion
flange and parking brake drum from pinion shaft