# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Diesel Equipment Technology III Task 954838356

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Inspect differential carrier housing and caps, side bearing bores, and pilot (spigot, pocket) bearing bore.

Definition

Inspection should include examining

  • carrier housing for cracks, wear, leaks per the OEMs specifications
  • bearings and cones for wear and discoloration.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What does a “blued” bearing or cone indicate?
  • What is one cause of a failed wheel seal?