Axles No. 1, 2 and 5 drag
links are removed the same
way. Axle No. 5 drag link
Do not move truck during
replacement. If truck or
wheels are moved, perform
steering timing procedures
Remove cotter pin (1) from castle nut (2).
Discard cotter pin.
Loosen castle nut (2) until flush with end of
threads on drag link (3).
Do not remove castle nut from
drag link before applying upward
pressure on drag link. Serious
injury to personnel or damage to
equipment may result.
Note position of clamps and
drag links prior to removal.
It may be necessary to tap
steering arm with hammer
to remove drag link.
With the aid of an assistant, apply upward
pressure to drag link (3) and remove drag
link (3) and castle nut (2) from steering arm
Remove nut (5), lockwasher (6), screw (7)
and drag link (3) from pitman arm (8).