3-217. STEERING ARM MAINTENANCE (Continued).
C. CLEANING AND INSPECTION.
1. Knuckle assembly bore (21).
2. Stop bolt (20).
Clean off rust, burrs and for-
Inspect for obvious dam-
Inspect to see if bent or
Before performing step 1, verify that a
new key (18) is in place on the tapered
end of steering arm (11).
1. Steering arm (11).
2. Castle nut (14) and steering
3. Dust boot (12).
Clean and install into knuckle
Install castle nut (14).
Install dust boot (12) onto drag
link (8) and insert into steering
arm boss (10).
Place nut on threaded end
of steering arm (11) and
finger tighten. (Do not
torque at this time). Se-
cure with castle nut (7)
and finger tighten.
l Do not exceed 500 lb-ft (678 Nm). Do
not back off castle nut (14) during this
l Do not exceed 130 lb-ft (177 Nm). Do
not back off castle nut (7) during this
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