POWER STEERING GEAR REPAIR (Cont).
l Ensure that seals (44 and 46), seal backup washers (45 and 47), and
inner housing (7) are greased prior to installation.
l Ensure that seals (44 and 46) and seal backup washers (45 and 47) are
seated just past retaining ring (48) grooves.
Install pitman shaft needle bearing
(43) into housing (7) until bearing is
fully seated. Install new pitman shaft
seal (44), inner seal backup washer
(45), new double lip pitman shaft seal
(46), and outer seal backup washer
(47) into housing. Using snapring
pliers, install pitman seal retaining
Install rack piston (16) into rack piston installer. Install rack piston and ball retainer tool into
housing (7). Hold ball retainer tool tightly against worm gear while turning stub shaft (8)
clockwise until seated. Ensure that no balls have dropped out.
Install rack piston plug (15), DO NOT tighten. Center rack piston (16) and install pitman shaft
(6) in housing (7), Tighten rack piston plug to 75 Ib.-ft, (102 N.m),