Inspect the plunger bore for nicks or gouges
before installing the plunger body.
Coat the O-ring of the new plunger body
with grease and install it through the spring
Use the screwdriver to hold the plunger body
and screw the plunger flange onto the
plunger body until it contacts the spring pin.
It will be necessary to use the locking pliers
to turn the plunger flange over the patch
lock. Installation of the plunger flange will
require approximately 12-15 in/lbs of torque.
With the plunger flange against the spring
the threads of the plunger body. (Figure 47).
U S E EXTREME CAUTION WHEN STAKING THE THREADS OF THE
PLUNGER BODY. HITTING THE THREADS TOO HARD WILL BEND THE
PLUNGER AND CAN CAUSE STEERING FAILURE.
Align the bearing cap marks and install the bearing cap on the steering gear. Torque the attaching bolts to
the recommended specifications.
Fill the reservoir with an approved fluid. Start the engine and check for leaks.
Raise the front wheels and turn the steering wheel from lock to lock to set the auto plungers.
Lower the vehicle.