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
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 and dog bone on opposite side of knuckle
Install grease fittings
Apply grease to each grease fitting
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