Fig. 15. Removing Differential Bearing Caps
Differential Bearing Cap
Differential Bearing Cup
Lift differential assembly from diff carrier (Fig.
16). Tilt differential assembly to allow ring gear
to pass pinion radial bearing. Place differential
assembly on bench.
Fig. 16. Lifting Differential From Carrier
If necessary, remove diff beariings from diff case
using suitable puller.
Match mark diff case halves with a punch or
Remove self-locking nuts from diff case bolts
and separate the diff case halves (Fig. 17).
Fig. 17. Separating Diff Case Halves
Differential Case Halves
Remove diff spider shaft, spider gears, side
gears and thrust washers from diff case halves
Fig. 18. Differential Component Parts
Thrust Washer (2) 4
Thrust Washers (4)
Side Gears (2)
Spider Gears (4)
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