Astro, Safari 1997-2005

Steering Linkage


The steering linkage consists of: a forward mounted linkage (parallelogram type), crimp (or torque prevailing) nuts at the inner pivots, castellated nuts at the steering knuckle arm, a second idler arm and steering gear pitman arm-to-relay rod connecting rod to maintain proper geometry, and a steering damper (some manual steering models). Each joint is equipped with a grease fitting, for durability.

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Fig. Exploded view of the 2 wheel drive steering linkage assembly

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Fig. All Wheel Drive (AWD) steering linkage assembly