Steering System Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
12-4. 90° GEARBOX REMOVAL/REPAIR/INSTALlATlON (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.
If installing plastic shims without preformed
packing, adhesive-sealant must be applied to
mating surfaces to ensure proper seal.
If installing plastic shims (19.1) without
preformed packing (19), apply
adhesive-sealant to mating surfaces of end
caps (17 and 22) and housing (18). If using
preformed packing, continue to step (25).
Gears will be properly adjusted when two plastic shims are moved to closed end
Move two plastic shims (19.1) from open end cap (22) to closed end cap (17).
If there are not enough plastic shims left in open end cap to permit moving plastic
shims to closed end cap, further adjustment must be made by removing two plastic
shims from between pinion housing and housing. Then repeat steps (12) and (15)