12-9. FRONT STEERING GEAR AND PITMAN ARM REPLACEMENT (CONT).
Steering gear weighs 190 lbs (86
kg). Attach lifting device prior to
removal to prevent possible
injury to personnel.
Attach lifting device to mounting
Position front steering gear (7) in chain
Remove lifting device from mounting
Oil will drain from front
steering gear upon removal
of fittings. Cap and plug
front steering gear
immediately upon removal
of all fittings and plugs.
Note location and position
of elbows and fittings prior
Remove elbows (24) and (25) and
preformed packing (26) from front steering
gear (7). Discard preformed packing.
Remove plug (27) from front steering
Remove fittings (28) and (29) and grease
fitting (30) from front steering gear (7).