Raise the vehicle on a hoist.
Remove the rear tire and wheel assemblies.
Remove the brake pipe retainer bolts from the rear axle. See Fig.
Remove the brake pipe from the brake hose and wheel cylinder.
Disconnect the wheel speed sensor harness from the wheel speed sensors.
Remove the wheel speed sensor wiring harness from the retainers on the rear axle.
Disconnect the park brake cables from the equalizers.
Remove the park brake cables from the rear axle.
Support the rear axle with suitable jack stands.
Remove the shock absorber lower mounting bolt (4). See Fig.
Remove the rear axle mounting bolts (4), washers (3), and nuts (1). See Fig.
Remove the rear axle (2) from the vehicle.
Saturday, April 17th, 2010 AT 10:07 PM