Use caution when removing bearing assemblies. Needles in bearing assemblies may
become lost or damaged.
Remove four bearing assemblies (5) from inter-steering shaft (1) and rod end clevis (6).
Remove rod end clevis (6) and cross and bearing assembly (3) from inter-steering shaft (1).
Drycleaning Solvent (P-D-680) is TOXIC and flammable. Wear protective goggles, face
shield, and gloves; use only in a well-ventilated area; avoid contact with skin, eyes, and
clothes, and do not breathe vapors. Keep away from heat or flame. Never smoke when
using solvent. The flashpoint for Type II Drycleaning Solvent is 140 degrees F (60 degrees
C) and Type III Drycleaning Solvent is 200 degrees F (93 degrees C). Failure to do so may
result in injury or death to personnel.
If personnel become dizzy while using cleaning solvent, immediately get fresh air and
medical help. If solvent contacts skin or clothes, flush with cold water. If solvent contacts
eyes, immediately flush eyes with water and get immediate medical attention.
Clean all metal parts with drycleaning solvent.
Compressed air used for cleaning purposes will not exceed 30 psi (207 kPa). Use only with
effective chip guarding and personal protective equipment (goggles/shield, gloves, etc.).
Failure to comply may result in injury or death to personnel.
Dry all parts with compressed air.
Inspect inter-steering shaft for cracks or dents.
Inspect universal joints for pitting and gouges.
Inspect bearing caps for cracks or missing needle bearings.
Inspect splines and dust cap for cracks.
Replace all damaged parts.