3-14. STEERING GEAR MAINTENANCE (CONT)
REASSEMBLY (SHEET 1 OF 3)
If bushing (39) was removed, install new O-ring (40) in housing (41) bore
Put housing (41) in hydraulic press with bushing (39) bore upward. Position
bushing in bore. Using proper size sleeve or rod, press bushing into bore
until bushing stops moving.
Put housing (41) in soft jawed vise. Using a screwdriver, start retaining
ring (38) into groove in housing. Then, push retaining ring into housing
Put housing (41) in hydraulic press with bushing (39) upward. Position new
seal (31) in bore of bushing with seal lip toward outside of housing. Using
proper size rod, press seal into bushing.
Install new O-rings (35) on valve spool (34). Large diameter O-ring must be
installed on threaded end of valve spool.
Install retainer (37) in valve spool (34) bore. Be sure retainer is flat in
bottom of bore.
Install check ball (36) in valve spool (34) bore.
Install valve spool (34) in its bore. Be sure threaded end of valve spool is
Install plug (33). Tighten plug to 100 lb-in.
Install seal (32) from bottom of housing (41) into bottom of bushing (39).
Hold seal in position using your finger. Using screwdriver, push seal into
Put oil-soluble grease on O-ring (23). Install O-ring in groove of housing
Apply clean lubricating oil to outside of valve spool (28) and inside of
sleeve (30). Install valve spool in sleeve. Valve spool must be installed
straight into sleeve. Turn valve spool in both directions as it is pushed