POWER STEERING GEAR REPAIR (Cont).
Insert punch through retaining ring
retaining ring (11). Remove retaining
It may be necessary to use
flexible coupling (9) to rotate
stub shaft (8).
It may be necessary to tap
around outside of housing end
plug (12) to center plug in
housing (7) during step 6.
Rotate stub shaft (8) counter -
clockwise and remove housing end
plug (12) from housing (7).
Rotate stub shaft (8) clockwise and
remove O ring (13) and rack piston
plug (15). Discard O ring.
Rotate stub shaft (8) to center rack
piston (16). Remove pitman shaft
Fully insert ball retainer tool into rack
piston (16) plug bore and hold tightly
while turning stub shaft (8) counter-
clockwise. Remove rack piston and
ball retainer tool together from