12-10. INTERMEDIATE STEERING GEAR AND PITMAN ARM REPLACEMENT (CONT).
Ensure timing marks are aligned
as noted prior to removal.
Align timing marks and install pitman
arm (5) on shaft (25).
Adhesives, solvents, and sealing
compounds can burn easily, can
give off harmful vapors, and are
harmful to skin and clothing. To
avoid injury or death, keep away
from open fire and use in a well-
ventilated area. If adhesive,
solvent, or sealing compound
gets on skin or clothing, wash
immediately with soap and water.
Coat retainer (23) with antiseize compound.
Position locking ring (22), spacer (24) and
retainer (23) as one assembly on pitman
Bend two opposing tabs (21) on locking ring
(22) into pitman arm (5).
Wooden block used in Step (19)
should be 2 by 4 by 12 in.
Wedge wooden block between pitman
arm (5) and bracket (10).
Tighten retainer (23) to 450 lb-ft (610 N.m).
Retainer may have to be
tightened slightly to align tabs
Bend two tabs (21) on locking ring (22)
down into next available slots on
Remove wooden block from pitman arm (6)
and bracket (10).