5-17. STEERING PLATE (CONT)
Place flat pieces of wood between steering plate and mainbeam to keep the plate
from hitting the straight pins or damage to pins may result.
Insert pieces of wood (19) between steering plate (13) and mainbeam (14).
Lower steering plate (13) until plate rests on pieces of wood (19).
Remove chains (16) from steering plate (13) and lower both chains (16) through hole in platform where curbside
access cover (9) was removed.
Wrap chains (16) around spindle shaft (20) and under top plate of steering plate (13). Take up as much slack as
possible in chains.
From curbside of trailer, position hydraulic transmission jack (21) near curbside of steering plate (13). Raise
hydraulic transmission jack (21) so that pallet (22) is even with bottom of steering plate.