4-16. PLATFORM STEERING ALINEMENT (CONT)
Both nonsteering bogies must be alined prior to alining the remaining steerable
bogies. Measurement must be taken from rim of each nonsteering bogie
inner/outer wheel to longitudinal beam.
Take and document measurement from foremost and rearmost points on each inner/outer rim (dimensions J, K, L,
and M) for both #1 (nonsteering) bogies to longitudinal beam.
If necessary, loosen two bolts (9) on each fixed connecting link (10) and, using an adjustable automotive wrench,
adjust connecting link so that dimensions J and K are equal and dimensions L and M are equal.
Recheck measurement and document results. Once measurement is even for each rim, retighten two bolts (9) on
each connecting link (10).
Repeat steps 10 thru 12 for both curbside and streetside bogies #2 thru #5.
Apply semitrailer parking brakes by pulling out knob of parking brake valve (para. 2-8).
Drive tractor/semitrailer and check semitrailer tracking (para. 2-25).