5-17. STEERING PLATE (CONT)
General Safety Instructions
Steering plates weigh in excess of 250 pounds (113 kg) and must be supported the
entire time work is performed on the plate or injury to personnel may result.
All four steering plates are similar and are removed and installed in the same
Clean all dirt from steering plate spacer (1) and retainer plate (2).
Remove four capscrews (3) and lockwashers (4) from retainer plate (2). Discard lockwashers.
Check position of two straight pins (5) and retainer plate (2). If pins (5) are near bottom of retainer plate (2),
proceed with step 4. If pins are recessed into retainer plate, proceed with step 5.