Home Tips & Tricks 1986 Chevy Truck C 10 P/U Steering Column: Service and Repair Assembly

1986 Chevy Truck C 10 P/U Steering Column: Service and Repair Assembly

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Download 1. To assemble bearing housing, proceed as follows: a. Using a suitable socket, press bearings into bearing housing. b. Install lock shoe springs, lock shoes and shoe pin into bearing housing. c. Install shoe release lever, spring and pin. d. Install sector drive shaft and snap ring into housing. e. Install lock bolt and engage bolt with sector cam. f. Install rack and spring. Block tooth on rack should engage block tooth on sector. g. Install tilt release lever. h. Install lock bolt spring and retaining bolt. Torque bolt to 35 inch lbs. On C, G and K models, install shift lever spring into housing. On Caballero and El Camino models, install shift lever spring into shift bowl. Install bearing support lock plate and wave washer. On C, G and K models, carefully install shift tube into lower end of steering column jacket. Install wobble plate end of tool J-23073 into upper end of shift tube. Install adapter over end of tube, seating it against the lock plate. Place nut onto threaded portion of tool and pull shift tube into housing. Remove tool. On Caballero and El Camino models, install bearing support thrust washer and retaining ring. Carefully install shift tube into lower portion of steering column jacket. Align shift tube key with shift bowl keyway. Using tool J-23073, pull shift tube into the shift bowl.