If necessary, remove two steering cylinder bearings (27)
from hitch (5).
Remove eight bolts (28) and bearing cap (26) from both
sides of hitch (5).
During installation, lubricate the lip-type seal wit
clean grease before the bearing cap is installed.
Apply 9S-3263 Thread Lock to bolts (28) when
installing the bearing caps.
If necessary, remove lip-type seals (29) from bearing
During installation, each of the lip-type seals must
be installed in the bearing caps so that the lips
will be facing upwards (towards the top of the
Install Tooling (B) (not shown) on the upper side of
the hitch (5). Using Tooling (B), remove shaft (30)
and bearing race (31) from the lower side of the hitch.
Remove the inner bearing race from the lower side of
Bend the tab of lock washer (33) from the slot in nut
(32). Use Tool (C) to remove nut (32) from shaft (30).
During assembly, apply 5P-3931 Antiseize on the
face and threads of nut (32). Tighten the nut to a
torque of 816 136 N· m (600 ± 100 lb-ft). Stake the
nut by bending a tab of lock washer (17) into a
slot in the nut.