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1989 Chevrolet Corvette V8-350 5.7L Steering Column: Service and Repair Disassembly/ Assembly

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Download Fig. 59 Steering Column Exploded View (Part 1 Of 2). Fig. 59 Steering Column Exploded View (Part 2 Of 2). STEERING COLUMN HOUSING, SWITCH ACTUATOR RACK, STEERING WHEEL LOCK SHOES, BEARING ASSEMBLY & STEERING SHAFT ASSEMBLY Assembly 1. Install bearings (Nos. 22 and 33) to column housing, then install driveshaft, switch actuator sector and lock shoes (Nos. 25 and 26). 2. Install dowel pin, lock shoe springs, release lever spring, shoe release lever, release lever pin and rack preload spring (Nos. 28, 30, 31, 34, 32 and 36). 3. Install switch actuator rack to switch actuator sector, then install lock bolt, lock bolt spring and hex head screw. 4. Install column housing assembly to column. Position column housing support, then position column housing assembly and align switch actuator rack with pin on end of switch actuator assembly. 5. Pull back on tilt lever and push column housing onto column housing support. Release tilt lever to lock shoes. 6. Remove tilt lever, then install pivot pins, spring guide and spring. Coat all parts with lithium grease. 7. Follow installation procedure from LOCK HOUSING COVER, COVER END CAP, DIMMER SWITCH ROD ACTUATOR & TILT SPRING ASSEMBLY to complete installation.