4-121. STEERING CYLINDER REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
Tool kit, general mechanic's: automotive
Pins, cotter (2)
Lifting jack (10,000 lb [4536 kg] capacity)
Suitable container (capacity 1 gal. [3.8 liter])
TM or para
Parking brake set.
Hydraulic fluid is very slippery and can cause falls. To avoid injury, wipe up fluid immediately with rags.
Use jackstands to support front of vehicle.
Tag and mark hydraulic hoses before removal.
Place suitable container with a 1 gallon (3.8 liters) capacity under power steering cylinder and
hydraulic hoses to catch spilling hydraulic fluid.
(1) Raise left end of front axle (1) with jack.
(2) Tag, mark, and remove two hydraulic hoses (2).
(3) Remove cotter pin (3) and pin (4) from right-hand knuckle (5). Discard cotter pin.