Remove ring spacer (25), upper metal seal (26), and upper roller bearing cone (27). Discard upper seal.
Use two people to lift steering plate off of spindle or serious injury to personnel
Using two people, remove steering plate (13) from spindle (20).
Remove lower bearing cone (28) from spindle (20).
Remove lower metal seal (29) from spindle (20). Discard lower seal.
Using hammer and steel drift, drive two bearing cups (30) from steering plate (13).
Remove lubrication fitting (31) from steering plate (13).
Dry cleaning solvent (PD-680, Type III) is used to clean parts and is potentially
dangerous to personnel and property. Extinguish all smoking materials and do not
allow sparks or open flames near the work area. Use skin and eye protection and
work in a well-ventilated area. Flash point of dry cleaning solvent is 200F (93C).
Clean all components with dry cleaning solvent and rags.
Clean corrosion with crocus cloth.
Inspect casting on steering plate for broken welds, cracks, beads, and corrosion. Replace defective parts.