Spicer Speciality Axle Division - Technical Publications
SECTION 4 ROUTINE MAINTENANCE
At first vehicle service (1000 miles - 1600 km) then every 6 months or 30000 miles - 48000 km
whichever is shortest, check the following :-
Hub end float, see section no.B12.
Planet pin bearing surfaces for signs of wear or pitting, renewing pins if damage is found.
Planet and sun gears for signs of wear or pitting, renewing if damage is evident.
Brake adjustment see section no.B15.
General condition of nuts, bolts and casing.
Joints / oil seals for signs of leakage.
Re-line / replace brake shoes when linings wear to 5/16" (8mm) thick, measured at centre
of brake shoe.
Coupling flange for wear / damage
Pinion oil seals for leaks.
Breathers for signs of leakage or dirt ingress.
Tighness of all nuts and bolts.Adjust and replace as necessary.
Spicer Speciality Axle Division recommends that brake springs are replaced whenever
brakes are re-lined.
Manufacturers of crimped metal or nylon ring locknuts recommend that they are
replaced after being re-used one time.
Replace brake pivot pin lockscrews (61 - H82) whenever brake is overhauled.
Spicer Speciality Axle Division
Manual No. 1784 Issue B