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Trailer Safety Instructions: Axle Alignment Mobile App

The Trailer Safety Instructions: Axle Alignment mobile app is designed for truckers and mechanics to align axles on their trailers. The app covers: Sliders and Fixed Suspension, Leaf Suspension Alignment and Hendrickson Suspensions w/Quick Align Collar.

  • Lendlease
  • The Cooperative
  • PG&E
  • Red Bull
  • Mirvac

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    Set the trailer’s bolster plate (5th wheel plate) to designed height.

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    Set the suspension(s) at the ride height specified on the suspension assembly drawing and the su...

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    Inspect each tire set.

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    Secure the trailer and release the trailer brakes.

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    Complete an initial alignment check by measuring from the trailer’s king pin to both ends of the...

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    The measurement should be an equal distance side to side.

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    After aligning the forward axle, align all other axles to the forward axle.

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    Note: A maximum alignment tolerance of 1/16” is typically considered acceptable on additional axl...

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    Remove and discard the pivot bolts and nuts from the axle being adjusted and replace with new pi...

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    Note: Only remove and discard the pivot bolts and nuts when realigning.

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    Tighten the TORQ-RITE NUTS on the pivot bolts to hold the flanged eccentric washers (collars) in...

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    Caution: Do not allow any type of lubricant or contamination to contact the threads of pivot conn...

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    Caution: Reuse of pivot joint fasteners is NOT recommended.

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    Inspect the orientation of the square holes on the flanged eccentric washers (collars).

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    4. If it’s necessary to make the recommended adjustment of the flanged eccentric washer, follow t...

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    Back off the TORQ-RITE NUT, so the flanged eccentric washer is loosened and can be rotated by hand.

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    Insert and rotate a ½” breaker bar in the square hole.

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    Recheck the alignment and adjust the flanged eccentric washers on both sides of the forward axle...

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    Note: Check that axle movement occurred without compressing the TRI-FUNCTIONAL BUSHING.

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    Caution: Always wear eye protection when operating pneumatic tooling.

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    Caution: Always pin socket to pneumatic tooling.

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    Use a Hendrickson socket (S20947 for ¾” and S-21058 for 1”) or shallow 1-7/16” impact socket to ...

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    Align additional axles to the forward axle by rotating their eccentric flanged washers until bot...

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    Caution: Reuse of pivot joint fasteners is NOT recommended.

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    Note: A maximum alignment tolerance of 1/16” is typically considered acceptable on the additional...

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    Make sure the suspension is free and loose and not bound up due to sharp turns or unusual maneuv...

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    Measure the distance from the king pin to the centerline of the spindles on the front axle.

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    3. Dimensions D & D1 must be equal

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