STEERING KNUCKLE AND ARM MAINTENANCE (ALL EXCEPT M1009).
This task covers:
b . A s s e m b l y
l Steering tie-rod removed.
(See TM 9-2320-289-20)
l Two seals
l Connecting rod disconnected from steering
l Eight Iockwashers
arm (left side). (See TM 9-2320-289-20)
l Grease (Item 36, Appendix B)
l Front axle shaft removed,
(See paragraph 6-4)
General Safety Instructions
l Socket wrench adapter, J-26871-A
l Nuts at steering arm, or bolts at upper
l Torque wrench
kingpin bearing cap, must be removed
alternately and with caution.
Nuts at steering arm or bolts at upper kingpin bearing cap must be
removed alternately and with caution. Compression spring underneath
steering arm or bearing cap could fly up during removal, causing serious
injury to personnel.