STEERING PIVOT REPLACEMENT - CONTINUED
REMOVAL - CONTINUED
If necessary, remove two bearings (14), bearing (15) and race (16) from steering pivot assembly (6). Inspect bearings
and race for damage and wear and replace as necessary.
Ensure steering pivot assembly, rear frame, bearing and race surfaces are clean and dry prior to installation.
Contamination of these systems could result in premature failure.
Apply a sufficient amount of clean grease to bearings and race prior to installation.
If removed, install bearing (15) and race (16) as a unit and two bearings (14) into steering pivot assembly (6).
Use caution when handling heavy parts. Provide adequate support and use assistance during procedure.
Ensure that any lifting device used is in good condition and of suitable load capacity. Keep clear of heavy
parts supported only by lifting device. Failure to follow this warning may cause injury or death.
Weight of steering pivot assembly is 295 lb. (134 kg).
Use a lifting device and position steering pivot assembly (6) on floor jack.
Position steering pivot assembly (6) to rear of frame (12).
Install shims (13) and steering pivot assembly (6) on rear frame (12).
Install pivot pins (10) in bores in rear frame (12) and steering pivot assembly (6).
Install two grease fittings (11) in pivot pins (10).
Install two bolts (9), washers (8) and nuts (7) to secure upper and lower pivot pins (10) in place.