PALLET WHEEL HUB MAINTENANCE (Contd)
Removal and installation of wheel hubs are performed the same
way. Left steering axle is shown.
1. Remove cap (1) from wheel hub (7).
Remove cotter pin (2) from nut (3) and spindle (12). Discard cotter pin (2).
Remove nut (3), washer (4), and outer cone bearing (5) from spindle (12) and wheel hub (7).
spindle (12). Discard sealing ring (10).
CLEANING AND INSPECTION
Cleaning solvent mixture is combustible. Use mechanical
ventilation whenever product is used in a confined space, is heated
above ambient temperatures, or is agitated. DO NOT use or store
near heat, sparks, flame, or other ignition sources. Keep container
sealed when not in use.
Contact with cleaning solvent may cause skin irritation. Use
chemical-resistant gloves. In case of skin contact, remove any
contaminated clothing and wash skin thoroughly with soap and
water. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Eye contact may
cause irritation, tearing, or blurring of vision. Use face shield or
goggles when eye contact may occur. In case of eye contact, flush
eyes with large amounts of water for at least fifteen (15) minutes or
until irritation subsides. Inhalation may cause irritation to upper
respiratory passages. DO NOT have food or drink in the vicinity.
Clean all parts with cleaning solvent and dry with cloth before inspection.
If cone bearings are worn, cup bearing must be replaced. Bearings
are replaced in sets only.
Inspect cone bearings (5) and (9) and cup bearings (6) and (8) for pits, cracks, wear, or damage, and
replace if damaged.
Inspect hub studs (13) for damaged threads or wear, and replace if damaged.
Inspect nut (3) for cracks, wear, or damaged threads, and replace if damaged.
Spindle is welded to support bracket. If damaged, replace support
bracket as assembly.
Inspect spindle (12) for cracked welds, wear, or damaged threads, and replace if damaged.