STEERING GEAR REASSEMBLY

PROCEDURE


  1. INSTALL NO. 2 STEERING RACK BOOT


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      B006JEG Lithium Soap Base Glycol Grease

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

    2. Install the No. 2 steering rack boot to the groove on 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

    Use the same procedure described for the No. 2 steering rack boot.

  3. INSTALL STEERING RACK BOOT CLAMP (for LH Side)


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

      Note

      Do not damage the No. 2 steering rack boot.

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      *a Hold
      *b Turn

      Using SST, install the steering rack boot clamp as shown in the illustration.

      SST
      09521-24010
      Clearance
      3.0 mm (0.118 in.) or less

      Note

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

  4. INSTALL STEERING RACK BOOT NO.2 (for RH Side)

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

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


    1. Using pliers, install the steering rack boot clip.

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

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  7. INSPECT STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY


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      Using SST, rotate the pinion shaft to see if both the left and right steering rack boots expand and contract smoothly.

      SST
      09616-00011

      If the left and right steering rack boots do not expand and contract smoothly, use new steering rack boot clamps and reinstall the steering rack boots.