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How to fix forklift steer axle

Steer axles take a beating on forklifts. There are a number of wear components which wear out and get damaged. In this tutorial you’ll see how to replace some of the most common wear items.

Intella Liftparts also offers complete remanufactured axles as well. This might be the best option if you have extreme wear on the cast portion of the steer axle.

Install new needle bearings

Check fit and install new king pin

Re-install knuckle

Install shims and thrust bearings

Check operation of knuckle

Install bearings on opposite side

Tap out bearing for cylinder mounting

Try fit on dog bone link

Install pins

Install pins and dog bone on opposite side of knuckle

Install grease fittings

Apply grease to each grease fitting

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