TRUCK SERVICE MANUAL
5. Remove housing cover from steering gear
assembly, Fig. 8. Use a soft hammer and tap on
end of the output shaft to loosen cover. The
output shaft and gear assembly may be removed
with the cover. Observe the timing mark on the
rack, which is located on the center tooth of the
piston. This mark should be in alignment with the
timing mark on the pinion gear when reassembly
6. Remove the capscrews from the output shaft gear
using an Allen wrench. Then the gear retaining nut may
be removed by turning it counterclockwise from the
output shaft, Fig. 9.
NOTE: On late production series steering gears the
pinion gear is retained on the output shaft by a retaining
and roll pin arrangement. Remove roll pin. Drill out
retaining pin with either 5/16", 7/16" or 1/2" drill
depending upon hole size. Press pinion gear from output
7. Lift output shaft and gear assembly from the
housing, Fig. 10.
8. If repairs are necessary, press output shaft
(pinion) gear from shaft, Fig. 11.