Ensure that vehicle is in N (neutral) with brakes released and tracks blocked before attempting to rotate
steering tie shaft.
25. Insert screwdriver in hole and engage slot in steering tie shaft.
26. Using a second screwdriver, apply pressure on right coupling (23) flange toward steer clutch housing and simultaneously
turn steering tie shaft until gear teeth mesh. It may be necessary to use a 12-in. (305-mm) adjustable, open-end wrench
on screwdriver to turn steering tie shaft. Minimum vertical movement of coupling may require a piece of wire for support
while engaging gear teeth.
27. Repeat steps 24 and 25 for opposite side.
28. Install left and right coupling retainers (21).