TM 5-4210-224-14 & P
4-222. STEERING SHOCK ABSORBER REPLACEMENT. (Continued)
b. Remove shock absorber mounting nuts (1) and
c. Remove cotter pin (3) and castellated nut (4).
d. Remove shock absorber (5).
a. Install shock absorber (5) with bushings to the
b. Install the shock absorber mounting nuts (1) and
washers (2) and torque to 81 ft-lbs (110 N.m).
d. Advance the nut to align the nut slot with the
c. Install the castellated nut (4) to the tie rod
cotter pin hole. Never back the nut off to align
assembly and tighten to 46 ft-lbs. (62 N.m).
the cotter pin hole.
e. Install a new cotter pin (3) of the correct size.
f. Lower the vehicle.
4-223. TIE RODS REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
General Safety Instructions
Wheel Stud Remover and
Tie Rod Remover (J-6627-A)
Transmission in (N) neutral.
General Mechanics Tool Kit
Parking brake and micro-brakelock set.
a. Raise the front of the vehicle on a hoist.
b. Remove cotter pins (1) and castellated nuts (2)
from the rod assembly (3).
c. Disconnect the steering shock absorber (4) from
the tie rod assembly (3) by removing the cotter
pin (5) and castellated nut (6).
d. Remove the rod ball studs (7) from the steering
knuckle (8) using the wheel stud and tie rod