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Mitsubishi Outlander: Steering Column Shaft Assembly

REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION

CAUTION

Pre-removal operation

Post-installation operation

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Removal steps

  1. Knob cap <Vehicles with KOS>
  2. Ignition key cover
  3. Steering column lower cover
  4. Steering column upper cover
  5. Paddle shift assembly <Vehicles with paddle shift>
  6. Clock spring column switch assembly
  7. Key interlock cable <Refer to GROUP 23A - CVT Key Interlock And Shiftlock Mechanisms (CVT), Refer to GROUP 23C - A/T Key Interlock And Shiftlock Mechanisms (A/T)>.
  8. Steering shaft cover
  9. Steering column bolt (steering column shaft assembly and steering gear and linkage connection)
  10. Steering column shaft assembly

REMOVAL SERVICE POINTS

KNOB CAP REMOVAL

Remove the knob cap while pressing the two projections.

STEERING SHAFT COVER REMOVAL

1. Remove the clip (for securing the floor carpet), and turn back the floor carpet.

2. Remove the clip (for securing the steering shaft cover), and then remove the steering shaft cover.

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STEERING COLUMN SHAFT ASSEMBLY REMOVAL

1. Remove the steering column bolt connecting the steering gear to the steering column assembly.

2. Disconnect the steering gear from the steering column assembly while sliding the shaft A to the shaft B with the clip claw as shown in the figure is pinched.

3. Remove the steering column mounting bolt.

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INSTALLATION SERVICE POINTS

STEERING COLUMN SHAFT ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION

1. Ensure that the tilt lever is in the lock position.

2. Temporarily tighten the mounting bolts in the order of a, b, and c, and then tighten them in the order of c, b, and a to the specified torque.

Tightening torque a: 28 +- 7 N*m (21 +- 5 ft-lb)
Tightening torque b,c: 12 +- 3 N*m (106 +- 26 in-lb)

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STEERING COLUMN BOLT (STEERING COLUMN SHAFT ASSEMBLY AND STEERING GEAR & LINKAGE CONNECTION) INSTALLATION

1. While sliding shaft A from shaft B with the clip claw as shown in the figure being pinched, connect the steering column shaft assembly and the steering gear and linkage.

2. Insert the steering column bolt from the no tapped bolt hole, and tighten it to the specified torque.

Tightening torque : 20 +- 5 N*m (15 +- 3 ft-lb)

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DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY

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Disassembly steps

  1. Steering lock bolt
  2. Steering lock bracket
  3. Steering lock cylinder assembly
  4. Steering column shaft assembly

DISASSEMBLY SERVICE POINT

STEERING LOCK BOLT REMOVAL

1. Use a drill to make a hole just deeply enough for the tap to stand on the steering lock bolt.

2. Use a left-hand thread tap to remove the steering lock bolt.

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ASSEMBLY SERVICE POINT

STEERING LOCK CYLINDER ASSEMBLY/ STEERING LOCK BRACKET/STEERING LOCK BOLT INSTALLATION

1. When installing the steering lock assembly to the steering column shaft assembly, temporarily assemble the steering lock assembly while aligning it with the boss on the column.

2. Make sure that the steering lock operates normally, and then tighten evenly the both steering lock bolt until their head are broken off.

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