Steering System Maintenance Instructions
FRONT AND REAR TIE RODS REMOVAL/REPAIR/INSTALLATION (CONT).
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.
Clean all metal parts with drycleaning solvent.
Inspect all threaded parts for crossed or stripped threads.
Replace all damaged parts.
This procedure is the same for all repairable tie rods.
Right and left tie rod ends are assembled the same way; however,
one tie rod end has course threads while the other has fine
Install screw (1) and nut (2) in clamp. Do not tighten nut.
Coat threads of tie rod end (4) with antiseize compound.
Install tie rod end so that the length of exposed threads is the same as noted during
Install tie rod end (4) in the tie rod (5).
(4) Tighten nut (2).
Install dust cover (6) on tie rod end (4).