FRONT STEERING KNUCKLE REPLACEMENT - CONTINUED
INSTALLATION - CONTINUED
Shims are delicate and sharp. Use extreme caution when aligning shims to prevent cutting fingers or bending
inside diameter of shims. Damage to shims will require complete disassembly and replacement of damaged
Install new shims (12) of thickness equal to measurement from step 6.
Ensure shim(s) is not blocking passage for pin installation to prevent damage to equipment.
Ensure draw key slots align with draw key holes.
If pin will not pass completely through steering knuckle, but did pass through shim(s), lower jack to
align thrust bearing and seal assembly to allow passage of pin.
Install pin (9) in steering knuckle (10).
Install two draw keys (8) and nuts (7). Tighten nuts to 30-40 lb-ft (41-54 Nm).
Position steering knuckle (10) in straight-ahead position and install dial indicator on steering knuckle as shown.
Pry up on steering knuckle (10) while observing dial indicator. Vertical end play must be 0.001-0.025 in (0.03-0.64
mm). If vertical end play is less than 0.001 in (0.03 mm), remove shim(s) (12) to achieve vertical end play. If vertical
end play is more than 0.025 in (0.64 mm), add shim(s) to reduce vertical end play.
If shim(s) (12) is to be added or removed, perform removal steps 3 through 7 and installation steps 1 through 11 until
correct vertical end play is achieved.