Steering System Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
Make sure gear teeth mesh as parts are assembled.
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.
If installing plastic shims without preformed packing, adhesive-sealant must be
applied to mating surface to ensure proper seal.
If installing plastic shims (23.2) without preformed packing (23.1), apply adhesive-sealant to
mating surfaces of pinion housing (8) and housing (18). If using preformed packing, continue to
Install pinion housing (8) with preformed packing (23.1), three plastic shims (23.2), and four
screws (24) and aline keyways in output shaft (2) and pinion shaft (10).
Move plastic shims (19.1) one at a time from closed end cap (17) to open end cap (22) until pinion
shaft (10) and output shaft (2) rotate freely with no backlash.