b. Disassembly. Disassemble the carrier steering
gear assembly in numerical sequence as illustrated on
Gear Assembly, Cleaning, Inspection and
Repair Carrier Steering Column and
a. Cleaning. Clean all parts with an approved
cleaning solvent and dry thoroughly.
b. Inspection and Repair. Inspect all parts for
excessive wear. Replace or repair all defective parts.
Inspect shims between lever shaft and housing. Adjust
shims pack to proper thickness. Shim pack should not
be able to be turned by fingers through side cover.
545. Carrier Steering Column and Gear Assembly
Reassembly and Installation
a. Reassembly. Reassemble the carrier steering
gear assembly in the reverse of the numerical sequence
(1) Install the carrier steering gear assembly as
(2) Install the steering column and connect
universal shaft to steering gear. Secure to
instrument panel with clamp and screws.
Figure 258. Carrier steering gear assembly, removal