General mechanics tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
Pickle fork (Appendix B, Item 129)
Cotter pin (Appendix G, Item 22)
Front of vehicle raised and supported (para. 8-2).
8-17. TIE ROD END REPLACEMENT
This task covers:
Ensure clamp faces halfshaft or damage to equipment may result.
Do not loosen slotted nut to install cotter pin. Doing this may
result in damage to equipment.
Note number of threads exposed on each tie rod end for
installation. Approximately the same number of threads should be
exposed on each tie rod end.
Remove cotter pin (8), slotted nut (7), and washer (6) from tie rod end (4) and geared hub (5).
Discard cotter pin (8).
Using puller, remove tie rod end (4) from geared hub (5).
Loosen nut (9), capscrew (2), clamp (3), and tie rod end (4) from adjusting sleeve (1).
Install tie rod end (4) into sleeve (1) with clamp (2), capscrew (3), and nut (9).
Install tie rod end (4) to geared hub (5) with washer (6) and slotted nut (7). Tighten slotted nut (7) to
70 lb-ft (95 Nm).
Install cotter pin (8) in slotted nut (7).