STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY S-SERIES
Insert spider through the opposite hole, without
bearing, and swing it into place and down into
the partially installed bearing.
Turn assembly over and tap the opposite
bearing part way into the yoke. Be certain to
start bearing straight in yoke.
Place yoke in vise with bearings against jaws of
vise. Tighten vise slowly and the bearings will be
pressed into the yoke as shown in Figure 14.
Figure 14 - Press Bearings Into Yoke
After pressing bearing into yoke, the spider may
be off center in yoke. This is desirable because
it permits installation of snap ring on the side
with the most clearance. Refer to Figure 15 and
install snap ring.
Figure 15 - Snap Ring Installation
After the first snap ring is in place, turn assembly
over. The bearing with snap ring installed should
be on the bottom. Rest yoke on vise and strike
bearing which is on top. This will seat both
bearings. Snap rings should rest against inside
milled surface of yoke. Install remaining snap
Bearings must move freely. If tight, tap yoke
STEERING WHEEL ALIGNMENT
Position front wheels in a straight ahead position.
The narrow spoke of the steering wheel (marked
stop") should be pointed to the front of the
If the narrow spoke of the steering wheel is off
center, remove the steering wheel and install it
with the narrow spoke centered. Refer to
Steering Wheel in this section for removal and
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