12-10. TIE-ROD MAINTENANCE.
This Task Covers:
c. Cleaning and inspection
· Detergent (Item 5, Appendix B)
General mechanic's tool kit
Grease (Item 10, Appendix B)
Field automotive shop set
Dry cleaning solvent (Item 23, Appendix B)
General Safety Instructions:
Two cotter pins
Dry cleaning solvent is flammable and must not be
used near open flame. Use only in a well-ventilated
Both tie-rod ends are removed In the same manner. Left tie-rod end shown.
1. Remove cotter pin (2) and slotted nut (1) from tie-rod end (5). Discard cotter pin.