12-11. REAR STEERING GEAR AND PITMAN ARM REPLACEMENT (CONT).
Steering gear weighs 165 lbs (75 kg). Attach lifting device prior to moving steering gear
and bracket to prevent injury to personnel.
Attach lifting device to rear steering gear (4) and remove from chain vise.
Rotate rear steering gear (4) and position on flat surface.
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 well-ventilated area. If adhesive, solvent, or sealing compound gets on skin or clothing,
wash immediately with soap and water.
Install fittings and elbows as noted prior to removal.
Apply sealing compound to threads of grease fitting (26).
Install grease fitting (26) in steering gear (4).
Apply sealing compound to threads of fitting (25).
Install fitting (25) and sampling valve (24) in steering gear (4).
Apply sealing compound to threads of elbows (13).
Apply hydraulic oil to preformed packing (23).
Install preformed packing (23) and two elbows (13) and (14) in steering gear (4).