Figure 50. Pitman gear and ratchet assembly, removal and installation.
b. Inspection and Repair.
disassemble the pitman gear and ratchet assembly.
(1) Inspect the gears for cracked or broken
teeth, wear, and the condition of the threads
166. Pitman Gear and Ratchet Assembly Cleaning,
Repair or replace as
Inspection, and Repair
a. Cleaning. Clean all parts in an approved
(2) Inspect the ratchet and pawl for wear,
cleaning solvent and dry thoroughly.
nicked or broken teeth, and condition