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Disassembly and assembly

Boot seal

REMOVAL

(1) Remove steering gear.

(2) Loosen the jam nut then remove the tie rod end and jam nut.

(3) Remove the outer clamp from the rubber boot (Fig. 9).

(4) Remove the boot inner clamp.

(5) On 4x2 vehicles mark the breather tube location on steering gear before removing the rubber boot (Fig. 9).

Fig. 9 Boot Seal - 4x2 Fig. 9 Boot Seal - 4x2

1 - CIRCLE "A"

2 - MARK BREATHER TUBE LOCATION

3 - BOOT

4 - SNORKEL CLAMP

5 - BOOT CLAMP (OUTER)

6 - JAM NUT

7 - USE LUBE HERE

8 - BOOT CLAMP (INNER)

9 - BOOT SEAL

10 - BREATHER TUBE

11 - BREATHER TUBE

INSTALLATION

(1) Lubricate the boot outer groove (tie rod) with silicone type lubricant. Ensure that the boot is not twisted.

(2) On 4x2 vehicles align the breather tube with the reference mark on the steering gear.

(3) Position and align the new boot over the housing.

(4) Install inner clamp on the rubber boot.

(5) Install the snorkel clamp on 4x2 vehicles.

(6) Install outer clamp on the inner tie rod.

(7) Install the jam nut and the tie rod end.

(8) Install steering gear.

Specifications

Torque chart

DESCRIPTION  TORQUE

Rack and Pinion Steering Gear

Gear to Frame Bolts . . . . . . 258 N*m (190 ft. lbs.)

Intermediate Shaft Bolt . . . . . 49 N*m (36 ft. lbs.)

Tie Rod End

Knuckle Nut . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 N*m (80 ft. lbs.)

Jam Nut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 N*m (55 ft. lbs.)

Lines

Pressure Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 N*m (25 ft. lbs.)

Return Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 N*m (25 ft. lbs.)

Special tools

Rack & pinion steering gear

Puller C-3894-A Puller C-3894-A

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