HYDRAULIC STEERING CYLINDER (CONT)
Remove two bearing rings (10) and piston seal (11) from piston (7). Discard bearing rings and piston seal.
Slide stuffing box (4) off of plunger (5). Disassemble stuffing box (4) as follows:
Use caution when securing steering cylinder stuffing box into machinist's vise.
Use vise jaw caps to protect threads and machined surfaces or damage to stuffing
box may result.
a. Secure stuffing box (4) into machinist's vise protected with soft-jaw vise caps.
b. Using a hammer and small chisel, remove wiping ring (12) from stuffing box (4).
c. Using a hammer and screwdriver, carefully drive tip of screwdriver into top edge of seal (13). Pry seal (13) out of
stuffing box (4). Discard seal.
Bronze bushing must be destroyed to be removed. Examine the bushing for wear,
scratches, gouges, and scoring to determine if bronze bushing needs replacing. If
the bushing must be replaced, use caution and do not allow the chisel to hit the
stuffing box or damage to equipment may result.
d. Using a hammer and a large cold chisel, make two driving points approximately 180 degrees apart at top of
bronze bushing (14).
e. Continue to drive chisel into bronze bushing (14), alternating driving points until bushing comes out of stuffing box