STEERING KNUCKLE AND ARM MAINTENANCE (ALL EXCEPT M1009)
Nuts (2) at steering arm (3) or bolts at upper kingpin bearing cap should
be installed alternately and in increments. Failure to follow this caution
may result in damage to stud threads or to bolts.
On right side, 4 new Iockwashers are used with bolts.
Assemble spring retainer (5) with collar facing up and spring (4) on kingpin bushing (7) over
upper kingpin (6). Install new gasket and steering arm (3) over steering knuckle studs (1).
Install 4 nuts (2), and tighten alternately and in increments to 80 Ib.-ft. (108 N.m).
Lubricate steering knuckle and arm. (See LO 9-2320-289-12)
l Install front axle shaft. (See paragraph 6-4)
l Connect connecting rod to steering arm if removed. (See TM 9-2320-289-20)
l Install steering tie-rod. (See TM 9-2320-289-20)