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MG TD TF 1500 - Stearing Arm
|How does one remove the steering arm from the steering knuckle? I have removed the nut, and tried tapping with a hammer....also tried a puller. I didn't want to apply too much force. I know there is a Woodruff key inside but can't see how to get at it.|
Sorry about the typo in the title
|Put the nut back on until flush with the end of the thread and don't be gentle - it takes a big thump to shift it.|
|Bill, I would not use any sort of hammer since, even with the nut on, you are likely to damage the threaded portion of the arm. I have found these to be very tight and have only been successful by using a 10 ton press.|
|Does it just slide out after the nut is removed or is there something else that must be done first?|
|It slides out and if I remember correctly, there is a taper.|
|Bill, Hydraulic puller and heat applied with a narrow oxy tip along longitudinal line.|
|Maybe some heat from a torch on the surrounding metal would help?|
|Dry Ice it. Just the stud area... then give it a wack.|
|I like this tool. Elegant, easy, no hammering or heat. I bought mine at a local tool store for $20. |
|Bill, and all|
My bad. Ignore my post above. I failed to look at your photo. THAT arm and knuckle.
I think you need the methods others mentioned.
This thread was discussed between 10/08/2016 and 11/08/2016
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