STEERING LINKAGE REASSEMBLY

PROCEDURE


  1. INSTALL NO. 2 STEERING RACK BOOT


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      B004FMB Lithium Soap Base Glycol Grease

      Apply lithium soap base glycol grease to the inside of the small opening of the No. 2 steering rack boot.

    2. Install the No. 2 steering rack boot to the groove of the rack housing.

      Note


      • Be careful not to damage or twist the No. 2 steering rack boot.

      • Make sure that the No. 2 steering rack boot is free of rust and foreign matter.

  2. INSTALL NO. 1 STEERING RACK BOOT

    Tech Tips

    Perform the same procedure as for the No. 2 steering rack boot.

  3. INSTALL NO. 2 STEERING RACK BOOT CLAMP


    1. Temporarily install a new No. 2 steering rack boot clamp to the No. 2 steering rack boot.

      Note

      Do not damage the No. 2 steering rack boot.

      Tech Tips

      Make sure that the protrusion of the No. 2 steering rack boot clamp is positioned within the area shown in the illustration.

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      *a Clamp Protrusion Positioning Area
      B004FMB Up
      B004EIV Front of Vehicle
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      Using SST, install the No. 2 steering rack boot clamp as shown in the illustration.

      SST
      09521-24010

      Note


      • Do not pinch the No. 2 steering rack boot clamp excessively.

      • Be careful not to damage or twist the No. 2 steering rack boot.

    3. Remove SST and measure the clearance of the No. 2 steering rack boot clamp.

      Clearance
      2.5 to 4.0 mm (0.0984 to 0.157 in.)
  4. INSTALL NO. 1 STEERING RACK BOOT CLAMP

    Tech Tips

    Perform the same procedure as for the No. 2 steering rack boot clamp.

  5. INSTALL STEERING RACK BOOT CLIP (for LH Side)


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      *a Clip Tab Positioning Area
      B004FMB Up
      B004EIV Front of Vehicle

      Using pliers, install the steering rack boot clip.

      Tech Tips

      Make sure that the tabs of the clip are facing the front of the vehicle.

  6. INSTALL STEERING RACK BOOT CLIP (for RH Side)

    Tech Tips

    Perform the same procedure as for the LH side.

  7. INSPECT POWER STEERING LINK ASSEMBLY


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      Using SST, turn the pinion shaft and check that the left and the right steering rack boots expand and contract smoothly.

      SST
      09616-00011

      If the operation cannot be performed as specified, use new steering rack boot clamps and reinstall the steering rack boots.

  8. INSTALL TIE ROD ASSEMBLY LH


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      *a Matchmark

      Install the lock nut and tie rod assembly LH to the steering rack end sub-assembly until the matchmarks are aligned.

      Tech Tips

      After adjusting toe-in, tighten the lock nut.

  9. INSTALL TIE ROD ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

    Perform the same procedure as for the LH side.

  10. INSTALL WIRE HARNESS CLAMP BRACKET


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      Install the 3 wire harness clamp brackets with the 3 bolts.

      Torque:
      Bolt (A)
      9.0 N*m  { 92 kgf*cm, 80 in.*lbf }
      Bolt (B)
      6.0 N*m  { 61 kgf*cm, 53 in.*lbf }
    2. Engage the claw to install the wire harness connector.