Spicer Speciality Axle Division - Technical Publications
LUBRICATION OF TYPE D66-12-1S (2ND. AXLE)
NOTE :- New and reconditioned axles leaving Kirkstall are charged with grease, where
applicable, but ARE NOT filled with oil
OIL CHANGE PERIOD
With new units drain and refill after first month whilst the axle is still warm after a short run, then at
intervals of 30000 miles (48000 km.) or 6 months whichever is shortest.
Oil flows freely through hubs and drive head. When filling, top up each hub followed by drive head.
Always check final oil level at drive head.
Check oil levels monthly or every 5000 miles (8000 km.) whichever is shorter and top up when level falls
1" below maximum oil level.
Each hub....2 pints (1.15 litres)
Drive head 17 pints (9.7 litres)
Recommended oil is high quality EP mineral oil to GL5 class Mil - L - 2105D
Spiral Bevel - Hypoid
Ambient Temperature Range
and Spur Reduction
85W / 140
30°C to minus 10°C
80W / 90
minus 10°C to minus 25°C
80W / 90
minus 25°C to minus 40°C
Brake cam bushes
Grease every month or 250 hours
Lithium base roller bearing grease
NLGI - No.2
To Chart 'F' in Lubrication Manual
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Manual No. 1784 Issue B