NOTE - Steps 8,9, 10, 11, and 12 apply to 6x4
Position slotted bar one side of vehicle so that
pointers are engaged in center hole of both rear
Measure distance between cord of plumb bob and
pointer on rear rear axle and record (dimension "B"
in Figure 4).
Figure 4 - Measure Dimension "B"
10. Position slotted bar on opposite side of vehicle with
the same pointer being used on rear rear axle for
both sides and measure distance between cord of
plum bob and pointer on rear rear axle. Record
11. Any difference in dimensions from side to side must
be equalized if in excess of 3.175 mm (.125 inches).
12. Refer to AXLE ADJUSTMENT portion of this section
for procedures to equalize differences in dimensions
which exceed 3.175 mm (.125 inches).
13. It is recommended that vehicle be driven a short
distance and alignment rechecked.
The design of Hendrickson suspensions does not
provide for axle adjustment for alignment purposes. If
the axles are measured to be significantly out of
alignment, the following areas should be investigated as
the possible cause.
Severely worn walking beam center or end bushings.
Worn spring pins.
Improper location of frame brackets on frame.
Any worn or damaged parts.
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