POWER STEERING GEAR REPAIR.
This task covers:
b. Cleaning and Inspection
l Power steering gear removed.
(See TM 9-2320-289-20)
l Ball retainer tool
l Rack piston installer
l Snapring pliers
l Torque wrench
One check valve
One rack piston seal ring
One side cover gasket
One stub shaft seal
One stub shaft dust seal
Two pitman shaft seals
Three teflon valve body rings
Eight O rings
Dry cleaning solvent
(Item 23, Appendix B)
Grease (Item 36, Appendix B)
Hydraulic fluid (Item 40, Appendix B)
Petrolatum (Item 50, Appendix B)
Duct tape (Item 66, Appendix B)
General Safety Instructions
l Dry cleaning solvent is flammable and must not be used near open flame. Use only in a
l Compressed air used for cleaning purposes should never exceed 30 psi (207 kPa).
Remove bolt (10) securing fIexible
Remove flexible coupling.
Remove adjuster locknut (2) and
remove 4 bolts (3) from side cover
clockwise until side cover separates
from pitman shaft (6) Remove side
cover. Remove gasket (4) from side
Discard gasket. Drain fluid
Place housing (7) assembly in a
soft-jawed vise with side cover (1)
opening facing up.