PB 150 V8-318 5.2L VIN T 2-BBL (1983)
Axle Bearing: Service and Repair
Fig. 4 Removing differential pinion shaft lock pin
Fig. 5 Removing C-lock washers
Fig. 6 Removing axle shaft bearing and seal. Exc. 9-1/4 inch HD axle
Fig. 7 Removing axle shaft & bearing seal. 1984-87 9-1/4 inch HD axle
8-3/8 & 9-1/4 INCH
1. Raise and support vehicle and remove brake drum.
2. Clean area around housing cover, then loosen housing cover and allow lubricant to drain. Remove cover.
3. Turn differential case until pinion shaft lock screw is accessible and remove lock screw and pinion shaft.
4. Push axle shaft inward and remove C-washer locks from axle shaft, then pull axle shaft from housing being careful not to damage axle
shaft bearing. Inspect axle shaft bearing surfaces for signs of spalling or pitting. If any of these conditions exist, both shaft and bearing
should be replaced. Normal bearing contact on shaft should be a dull gray and may appear lightly dented.