GM Lumina/Silhouette/Transport APVs 1990-1999 Repair Guide

Steering Linkage

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REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION



Tie Rod Ends
  1. Raise and support the vehicle safely. Remove the tire and wheel assemblies.
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See Figure 1

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Fig. Fig. 1: The outer tie rod end connects the power steering rack to the steering knuckle

  1. Remove the cotter pin and castellated nut. Discard the cotter pin.
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See Figure 2

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Fig. Fig. 2: Remove the cotter pin using a side cutter (pliers)

  1. Use a suitable puller to separate the outer tie rod from the steering knuckle.
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See Figures 3, 4 and 5

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Fig. Fig. 3: Install the puller and tighten it down by hand



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Fig. Fig. 4: Use a ratchet and socket to tighten down on the nut and ...



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