12-11. REAR STEERING GEAR AND PITMAN ARM REPLACEMENT (CONT).
Bend up two locking tabs (27) on locking
Remove and discard retainer (29), locking
ring (28) and spacer (30) as an assembly
from pitman arm (8).
Pitman arm is under pressure. Parts
can act as projectiles when released
and could cause injury to personnel.
Note location of two timing
marks in pitman arm and shaft.
Using puller and steel disc, remove pitman
arm (8) from shaft (31).
Remove puller and steel disc from pitman
Remove eight screws (32), lockwashers (33)
and bracket (21) from steering gear (4).
Discard screws and lockwashers.
Steering gear weighs 165 lbs
(75 kg). Attach lifting device
prior to moving steering gear and
bracket to prevent injury to
Attach lifting device to rear steering gear
(4) and remove from chain vise.
Remove lifting device from rear steering
Attach lifting device to rear steering
Position rear steering gear (4) in chain vise.