FRONT AXLE MAINENANCE.
Steering Arms and Tie Rod. (Sheet 10 of 10)
Install wheel spindles. Refer to
Install front wheels. Refer to
Raise front axle off ground with
jack and support with two Jack
stands (Figure 5-81).
Using a piece of chalk to mark
the center of the treads of both
tires, rotate and mark front
tires on front of vehicle. Tires
should be facing straight ahead.
Measure distance between front
centers and rear centers of
tires. Measurement at the front
of the tires should be 0.12 to
0.25 inch less than the
measurement at the rear of the
tires (Figure 5-82).
Loosen lock nut (38, Figure 5-83)
if adjustment is necessary.
Turn steering tie rod (42) in
direction needed to obtain the
Tighten lock nut (38) to 55 ft-lb
Lower front axle to ground and
remove jack and two jack stands.
Return 130C Grader to
original equipment condition.
End of Task