STEERING GEAR (for Sedan) > REASSEMBLY

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1. INSTALL NO. 1 STEERING RACK BOOT (for LH Side)


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  1. Apply lithium soap base glycol grease to the inside of the small opening of a new No. 1 steering rack boot.

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    Lithium soap base glycol grease
  1. Install the No. 1 steering rack boot to the groove on the rack housing.

    NOTICE:
    1. Be careful not to damage or twist the boot.
    2. Make sure that the boot is free of rust and foreign matter.


2. INSTALL NO. 1 STEERING RACK BOOT (for RH Side)

HINT:
Perform the same procedure as for the LH side.


3. INSTALL NO. 1 STEERING RACK BOOT CLAMP (for LH Side)


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  1. Using SST, tighten a new steering rack boot clamp as shown in the illustration.

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    Clearance:
    3.0 mm (0.118 in.) or less

    NOTICE:
    Be careful not to damage or twist the boot.


4. INSTALL NO. 1 STEERING RACK BOOT CLAMP (for RH Side)

HINT:
Perform the same procedure as for the LH side.


5. INSTALL STEERING RACK BOOT CLIP (for LH Side)
  1. Using pliers, install the steering rack boot clip.



6. INSTALL STEERING RACK BOOT CLIP (for RH Side)

HINT:
Perform the same procedure as for the LH side.


7. INSPECT STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY


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  1. Using SST, rotate the pinion shaft to see if both the left and the right steering rack boots expand and contract smoothly.

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    If the operation cannot be done as specified, use a new steering rack boot clamp and reinstall the steering rack boots.