8-20. STEERING GEAR REPLACEMENT
This task covers:
General mechanics tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
Maintenance and repair shop equipment:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 2)
Locknut (Appendix G, Item 141)
Lockwasher (Appendix G, Item 240)
Three lockwashers (Appendix G, Item 234)
l Hood raised and secured (TM 9-2320-387-10).
l Battery ground cables disconnected (para. 4-68).
1 a. Removal 1
Cover or plug all open lines and connections immediately after
disconnection to prevent contamination. Remove all covers or
plugs prior to connection.
l Ensure front wheels are in the straight-ahead position.
l Have drainage container ready to catch fluid.
Disconnect two power steering lines (4) from steering gear (10).
Turn steering wheel left and right several times to bleed off power steering fluid.
Remove intermediate shaft locknut cl), washer (21, capscrew (51, and washer (2) and disconnect
intermediate shaft (3) from steering gear (10). Discard locknut (1).
Remove nut (14) and lockwasher (13) from pitman arm (12). Discard lockwasher (13).
Remove pitman arm (12) from shaft (11).
Remove three capscrews (81, lockwashers (7), washers (61, and steering gear (10) from frame (9).
Discard lockwashers (7).