DIFFERENTIAL INSPECTION: Out Of Axle Housing
1.- Rotate the ring gear and check for broken, chipped or worn teeh. Check the differential for rough movement. Repair differential if these conditions are found.
2.- Inspect all bearings and cups for pitting, galling, flat spots or cracks. Replace as necessary.
3.- Check the differential case for an elongated or enlarged pinion mate shaft bore.
4.- Inspect the machined thrust washer surface areas for nicks, gauges, cracks or burrs.
5.- Check the case for cracks or other damage. Replace the case if any of these conditions are found.