12-11. DRAG LINK MAINTENANCE.
This Task Covers:
d. Assembly l
c. Cleaning and Inspection
Steering arm removed (see paragraph 12-5).
Detergent (Item 6, Appendix B)
Grease (Item 10, Appendix B)
Dry cleaning solvent (Item 23, Appendix B)
General mechanics tool kit
· One cotter pin
Field automotive shop set
General Safety Instructions:
Dry cleaning solvent is flammable and must not be used near open flame. Use only In a well-ventilated area.
Perform the following steps for removing drag link at left or right side of vehicle.
1. Remove cotter pin (3) and slotted nut (2) from end link (4). Discard cotter pin.
2. Remove end link (4) from upper steering arm (1) of steering knuckle (7).
3. Make alinement marks on adjusting sleeve (6) and two end links (4) or measure overall length of end links and
adjusting sleeve for assembly.