c. Install the retaining plate over the switch and tighten
the three screws to 27 in-lbs.
d. Install the turn signal lever or turn signal speed
control lever on the turn signal switch.
e. Position the bearing housing assembly on the column
jacket assembly, feeding the wires through the space between
the lower housings and the jacket.
f. When installing this housing, the steering shaft must
be drawn, not pushed, through the bearing, using the
bearing inner cup as a reaction member. Otherwise, damage
to the lock housing components or bearing could result.
Do not drive the shaft into the bearing.
g. Install tool C-3879 on the steering shaft, with the
to pull the shaft through the bearing. Remove the tool and
install the upper snap ring on the shaft.
Figure 21-18. Shift Housing and Spring Washer.
Figure 21-20. Pulling Shaft into Bearing.
Figure 21-19. Installing Shift Tube in Shift Housing.
h. Install the lamp assembly in the bearing housing.
lock housing. Press the cylinder into place until contact is
made with the pin on the ignition switch cam. Insert the
i. Install the harness cover in place over the wires, being
key into the lock and rotate the lock until the slot in the
careful not to pinch the wires between the harness cover and
cylinder plate lines up with the pin. Press the key cylinder
all the way into the lock housing, making sure the retainer
bar snaps into its slot in the lock housing.
21-7. Installing the Steering Shaft.
a. Insert the steering shaft assembly into the column and
shift tube assembly.
b. Install the bearing lower snap ring on the steering
21-8. Assembling the Bearing Housing.
a. Place the rubber insulator with ground staple over the
column upper bearing and install the assembly into the
bearing housing bore. Use a soap solution or rubber lubri-
cant to ease installation.
b. Install the turn signal switch in the bearing housing,
feeding the wires through the opening in the housing.