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4-221. PITMAN ARM REPLACEMENT. (Continued)
e. Remove the pitman arm remover or puller.
If a clamp-type pitman arm is
used, spread the pitman arm just
enough with a wedge to slip the
arm onto the pitman shaft. Do not
spread the pitman arm more than
required to slip over the pitman
shaft with hand pressure. Do not
hammer, or damage to the steering
gear may result.
a. Install the pitman arm (5) to the pitman shaft on
e. Install the connecting rod castellated nut (1) to
the steering gear. Line up the marks made at
the pitman arm ball stud and torque to 89 ft-lbs
time or removal.
b. Install the pitman arm washer and nut and
f. Advance the nut to align the nut slot with the
torque to 92 ft-lbs (125 N.m).
cotter pin hole. Never back the nut off to align
c. Connect the connecting rod (4) to the pitman
the cotter pin hole.
arm ball stud (3).
g. Install a new cotter pin (2) of the correct size.
d. Make certain the seal is on the stud and by
h. Lower the vehicle.
using the 12 mm or 14 mm steering linkage
installer, to 40 ft-lbs (54 N.m) to seat the tapers,
then remove the tool.
4-222. STEERING SHOCK ABSORBER REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
General Safety Instructions
General Mechanics Tool Kit
Transmission in (N) neutral.
Parking brake and micro-brakelock set.
a. Raise vehicle.