STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY S-SERIES
Figure 8 - Pitman Arm and Drag Link Installation
Drive wedge into slot in Pitman arm (Figure 9).
Remove Pitman arm.
Figure 9 - Pitman Arm Removal
Position the Pitman arm on the sector shaft,
aligning the timing mark on the sector shaft to
the timing mark on the Pitman arm. Use the
pinch bolt to align the groove on the sector shaft
and the bolt hole in the Pitman arm.
Remove the wedge, making certain that the
Pitman arm stays aligned to the sector shaft.
Install the nut and lockwashers and tighten to
recommended torque (see SPECIFICATIONS).
Install the drag link ball stud in the Pitman arm
and tighten the nut to recommended torque. If
the cotter pin cannot be installed after
obtaining minimum torque, do not back off
nut. Tighten to next castellation. Refer to
Refer to Figure 8.
Remove cotter pins from the attaching nuts.
Remove the nuts.
Remove the ball studs from the Pitman arm and
Install ball studs in the Pitman arm and steering
Install nuts and tighten to recommended torque
Install cotter pins. If cotter pin cannot be
installed after obtaining minimum torque, do
not back off nut. Tighten to next castellation.
DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY
The double-jointed columns used in certain S-Series
models utilize Dana 500 series universal joints, which are
non-serviceable, and should not require servicing. Do
not attempt to disassemble these universal joints.
Columns equipped with the lower steering shaft shell
coupling utilize a standard spider-type universal joint for
connecting the upper and lower steering column shafts.
To service the universal joint on these models, it is first
necessary to remove the steering column from the
CAUTION - USE EXTREME CARE NOT TO DAM-
AGE BEARING SURFACES.
Place the universal joint in a vise as shown in
Figure 10. Remove the snap rings retaining the
bearings in the yoke.
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