STEER WHEEL BEARING ADJUSTMENT
1. Nut. 2. Lock.
Tighten nut (1) slowly to 70 N.m (50 lb. ft.) while
turning the wheel to put the bearing into place.
Loosen nut (1) completely. Tighten nut (1) gain
to 50 ± 5 N.m ( 37 ± 4 lb. ft.).
Bend lock (2) over nut (1) to hold the nut in
STEERING AXLE ADJUSTMENTS
Steer Axle Stops Adjustment
Use the procedure that follows to make an adjustment to
the steer axle turning angle.
1 Loosen locknut (I) and make an adjustment to bolt (3)
to give angle (Y) 760°.
Tighten locknut (I) to hold this adjustment.
1. Locknut. 2. Locknut. 3. Bolt. 4. Bolt. X. 56°
Angle. Y. 76°Angle.
Turn the steer axle hubs the opposite direction
and loosen locknut (2).
Make an adjustment to bolt (4) to give angle (X)
Tighten locknut (2) to hold this adjustment.
Steering Knuckle Bearing Preload Adjustment
Use the procedure that follows to adjust the steering
knuckle bearing preload.
Install the upper and lower seals in steering
knuckle (1) and put GAA Multi-purpose
Grease on the lips of the seals that face the axle
Put steering knuckle (1) in position on axle
beam assembly (8). Put GAA Multi-purpose
Grease on kingpin (9) and install the kingpin
through the knuckle and axle beam assembly.
Install and tighten the lockscrew to hold the
kingpin in position.
Install the upper spacer on the kingpin. Install
upper bearing (3) against the spacer.
Install upper cover assembly (2) and tighten four
bolts (10) and (12) to a torque of 135 + 14 N.m
(100 ± 10 lb. ft.). Tighten two bolts (11) to a
torque of 270 ± 20 Nm (200 ± 15 lb. ft.).
Install the lower spacer on the kingpin. Install
lower bearing (4) against the spacer.