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2008 - MX-5 - Steering

STEERING GEAR AND LINKAGE DISASSEMBLY

CAUTION:

1. Disassemble in the order indicated in the table.



1

Oil pipe

2

Tieā€rod end

3

Locknut

4

Boot clamp

5

Boot band

6

Boot

7

Tie rod

(See Tie Rod Disassembly Note.)

8

Lock washer and o-ring

9

Locknut (adjusting cover)

10

Adjusting cover

11

Yoke spring

12

Washer

13

Support yoke

14

Clip

15

Dust cover

16

Pinion plug

(See Pinion Plug, Pinion Shaft Component Disassembly Note.)

17

O-ring

18

Pinion shaft component

(See Pinion Plug, Pinion Shaft Component Disassembly Note.)

19

Mounting bracket

20

Mounting rubber

21

Holder

(See Holder Disassembly Note.)

22

Steering rack

(See Steering Rack, Oil Seal (Holder Side) Disassembly Note.)

23

Oil seal (holder side)

(See Steering Rack, Oil Seal (Holder Side) Disassembly Note.)

24

Inner guide

(See Oil Seal (Gear Housing Side), Inner Guide Disassembly Note.)

25

Oil seal (gear housing side)

(See Oil Seal (Gear Housing Side), Inner Guide Disassembly Note.)

26

Gear housing

27

Mounting rubber

(See Mounting Rubber Disassembly Note.)


Tie Rod Disassembly Note

1. Unclamp the washer.
2. Remove the tie rod.

Pinion Plug, Pinion Shaft Component Disassembly Note

1. Remove the clip and the dust cover, then remove the pinion plug using the SST.

2. Remove the pinion shaft component from the gear housing.

Holder Disassembly Note

1. Remove the crimp from the holder and cylinder ends using a hacksaw.

2. Remove the holder using the SST.

Steering Rack, Oil Seal (Holder Side) Disassembly Note

1. Install the SST to the gear housing.
2. Remove the steering rack and oil seal (holder side) using a press.

3. Remove the oil seal (holder side) from the steering rack.

Oil Seal (Gear Housing Side), Inner Guide Disassembly Note

1. Set the SSTs as shown.
2. Install the SST to the gear housing.
3. Remove the oil seal (gear housing side) and inner guide using a press.

Mounting Rubber Disassembly Note



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