CENTER BLAST DEFLECTOR REPLACEMENT - CONTINUED
REMOVAL - CONTINUED
Remove nut (11), lockwasher (10), and screw (9) from pitman arm. Discard lockwasher.
Disconnect drag link (8) from pitman arm.
Use extreme caution when handling heavy parts. Provide adequate support and use assistance during proce-
dure. Ensure that any lifting device used is in good condition and of suitable load capacity. Keep clear of
heavy parts supported only by lifting device. Failure to follow this warning may cause injury or death to per-
Center blast deflector weighs 147 lb (67 kg).
Attach and secure lifting device under center blast deflector (7).
Remove four locknuts (3), washers (4), bolts (5), and washers (6) from right side of center blast deflector (7). Discard
Remove six locknuts (1) and washers (2) from center blast deflector (7). Discard locknuts.
Using lifting device, remove center blast deflector (7) from under vehicle.
If necessary, loosen two bolts (12) and remove center blast deflector bracket (15).
If necessary, loosen two bolts (13) and remove center blast deflector bracket (14).