If your steering gear has a pressed-in exclud-
er seal, pack the lip area with grease. Slide the
excluder seal over the sector shaft with the lip
facing out. Use a 2 1/4" seal driver to press the
excluder into the cover. Clean the sector shaft
splines before installing the pitman arm.
Pack the lip area of the sector shaft boot with
grease and install it over the sector shaft.
Install the rubber boot on the input shaft and
lubricate the grease fitting (Figure 148).
The steering gear may now be reinstalled on the
vehicle following the vehicle manufacturer's proce-
Install the pitman arm on the steering gear. Refer
to the "Pitman Arm Installation" instructions in
the "Common Procedures" section of this manual.
After installation of the gear on the vehicle, bleed-
ing of the system may be necessary. Refer to the
"Bleeding Procedure" in the "Common Proce-
dures" section of this manual.