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Removal and installation

REMOVAL

(1) Place the front wheels in the straight ahead position with the steering wheel centered.

(2) Disconnect and cap the fluid hoses from steering gear.

(3) Remove the column coupler shaft from the gear.

(4) Remove pitman arm from gear.

(5) Remove the steering gear retaining bolts and remove the gear (Fig. 1).

Fig. 1 Steering Gear Mounting (LHD)
Fig. 1 Steering Gear Mounting (LHD)

1 - FRAME
2 - WASHER
3 - SCREW
4 - ADAPTER
5 - GEAR

INSTALLATION

(1) Install steering gear (and bracket) on the frame rail and tighten bolts to 95 N·m (70 ft. lbs.).

(2) Align the column coupler shaft to steering gear.

Install a new pinch bolt and tighten to 49 N·m (36 ft. lbs.).

(3) Align and install the pitman arm and tighten nut to 251 N·m (185 ft. lbs.).

(4) Connect fluid hoses to steering gear and tighten to 28 N·m (21 ft. lbs.).

(5) Fill power steering system to proper level.

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