STEERING COLUMN MAINTENANCE (Cont).
Assemble lower cover (12) and upper cover (8) to new seal (7) with carrots (part of seal).
Position lower end of steering column (9) in body through dash opening. Install steering shaft
flange onto flexible coupling (4) with 2 washers (5) and nuts (6). Tighten nuts to 20 Ib.-ft.
Install seal (7), upper cover (8), and lower cover (12) to firewall with 5 bolts (11).
Install transmission control linkage to steering column shift tube levers. (See paragraph 5-2)
l Ensure that pot joint operating angle does not exceed 12 degrees.
l Ensure that flexible coupling (4) is not distorted greater than +0,06 in.
(1.5 mm), in either direction, due to pot joint bottoming.
Connect back-up light switch connector to steering column wiring harness. Install steering
column wiring harness at connector on left side of steering column.