3-14. STEERING GEAR MAINTENANCE (CONT)
REASSEMBLY (SHEET 2 OF 3)
Put sleeve (30) and valve spool
(28) in soft jawed vise. Tighten
vise just enough to hold valve
spool and sleeve in position. Turn
sleeve and move it on valve spool
until spring slots in sleeve and
valve spool are alined. Put
centering spring tool through slot
for springs (29).
Put six springs (29) in sets of
three. Install two sets of springs
in slot at end of tool with
notched corners toward sleeve
Using thumb and finger to compress springs (29), push springs
spool (28) and sleeve (30) while withdrawing tool as necessary to put
springs in position.
Remove sleeve (30) and valve spool (28) with springs (29) installed from
vise. Install pin (27) through sleeve and valve spool, then install thrust
washer (26), bearing (25), and thrust washer (24) on valve spool (28).
Apply clean lubricating oil to outside of sleeve (30) and in bore of housing
Hold pin (27) in position and install sleeve (30) and valve spool (28) until
pin has started into bore of housing (41). Sleeve and valve spool must be
installed straight into housing. Turn sleeve and valve spool to make it
easier to install them in housing.
If pin (27) moves out of sleeve (30) and valve spool (28), pin will stop
sleeve and valve spool from being installed in housing (41). To prevent
this, hold sleeve and valve spool in position in housing. Put end of
sleeve and valve spool on bench. Lower housing onto sleeve and valve
Apply oil-soluble grease to O-ring (20) and install O-ring in groove on
Apply clean lubricating oil to rotor (21). Aline rotor with stator (22) and
push rotor into stator.