1. Oil Can Points.
4. Steering System.
Lubricate all oil can points every
Do not overlubricate tie rod ends
3,000 mi (4,827 km), or semi-
and upper and lower control arm
annually, whichever occurs first.
ball joints. One or two shots is
Use seasonal grade OE on hood
adequate. Excessive lubrication
hinges, tailgate hinges, door hinges,
will result in the boot rupturing.
door handles, transfer case shift
Observe the boot during
lubrication: a seeping condition
transmission shift linkage, heater
indicates adequate lubrication;
control shutoff valve lever and pin,
expansion of the boot indicates
heater control knob, and tiedown
shackles and plunger. Lubricate
cargo shell door paddle lock, rear
shaft, steering column, U-joints, slip
wire handle lock, and cargo shell
yokes, tie rods, upper and lower
door latches with PL-S.
control arm ball joints, radius rods,
pitman arm, intermediate steering
2. Winch Wire Rope.
shafts, and idler arm with
GAA/HDO every 3,000 mi (4,827
km), or annually, whichever comes
first. Insert enough grease in each
Wear leather gloves when
handling winch wire rope.
Do not handle wire rope with
bare hands. Broken wires
then shake, rotate and/or hit shaft
may cause injury.
with a rubber mallet to help purge
cross-bearings. Repair or replace
bearing if necessary, notify your
Front and rear winch lubri-
cation is identical.
5. Power Steering Reservoir
After each use, clean and lubricate
(P/N RCSK 18330).
winch wire rope with new
OE/HDO 30. Clean entire wire rope
with wire brush. Perform winch wire
Use Dexron II or Dexron III
rope cleaning and lubrication every
for filling power steering
reservoir. Failure to use
3,000 mi (4,827 km), or annually,
Dexron II or Dexron III may
whichever occurs first, when wire
cause damage to power
rope is not used.
Check the fluid level in the power
steering reservoir monthly and
Every 3,000 mi (4,827 km), or
adjust level as necessary. If fluid is
annually, whichever occurs first,
hot, level should be between HOT
clean pintle with wire brush and
and COLD marks on the cap
lubricate rear plate fitting with
indicator. If cool, level should be
between ADD and COLD marks. In
seasonal grade OE.
either condition, level must be above
ADD mark. Fluid does not require