4-31. STEERING KNUCKLE REPLACEMENT (Cont).
CLEANING AND INSPECTION
. Dry cleaning solvent, P-D-SW, is toxic and flammable. Always wear protective
goggles and gloves, and use only in a wellventilated area. Avoid contact with
skin, eyes, and clothes, and DO NOT breathe vapors. DO NOT use near open flame
or excessive heat. The solvents flashpoint is 100°F-138°F (38°C-59°C). If you
become dizzy while using drycleaning solvent immediately get fresh air and
medical help. If solvent contacts your eyes, immediately wash them and get
l Compressed air used for cleaning or drying purposes, or tor clearing restrications,
should never exceed 30 psi (207 kPa). Wear protective clothing (goggles/shield,
gloves, etc.) and use caution to avoid Injury to personnel.
Clean all components with dry cleaning solvent. Dry with compressed air.
Measure outside diameter of kingpin at wear points. If diameter measures less than 1.419 in. (36.04 mm),
Press each bushing flush with inside surface of steering knuckle.
If removed, install 12 new studs(17) on steering knukle (6).
Make sure bushing hole or groove is alined with grease fiting hole in steering knuckle.
Failure to follow this caution may result in inadequate lubrication of steerlng knuckle.
If removed, install two new bushings (7) on steering knuckle (6).
Install nut (16) and screw (15) in position noted during removal, then tighten nut.
If removed, install two new grease fittings (8).
Apply grease to two bushings (7).
Make sure notch in kingpin is alined with keyhole in front axle.
Install bearing (12), shim (9), two flat washers (1O and 11), steering knuckle (6), and kingpin (13) on front axle.
Install kingpin key (14) on front axle.