TRACK ADJUSTING LINK REPLACEMENT (Sheet 3 of 5)
Go to other end of adjusting link (A).
Using pliers, straighten cotter pin (H) and remove it from slotted nut (J). Throw cotter
pin (H) away.
Using 1-1/8 inch socket with ratchet, loosen nut (J).
Remove nut (J) and washer (K).
Using 3/4-inch socket, remove screw (L). Remove lockwasher (M).
Pick up nut (J) and screw it a couple of turns onto pin (N).
Using hammer, tap pin (N) to loosen it.
Screw adapter into end of pin (E). Screw end of slide hammer puller into adapter, and
using slide hammer puller, remove pin (E) and shim (P) from link (A).
Using second technician to hold link (A), rotate arm so that pin (N) will be over front
slope of vehicle.
Remove nut (J) from pin (N).
Have third technician hold link (A) when pin (N) is removed.
Use caution when removing pin (N) because link (A) may fall away.
Using pry bar, remove pin (N) from link (A).
Remove link (A) from vehicle. Lower idler arm to normal position.
If pin (N) is hard to remove, screw adapter onto pin (N). Screw end
of `slide hammer puller into- adapter and use slide hammer puller to
remove pin (N) from link (A).
Go on to Sheet 4