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10.10.3 Removing/Installing the stem bolt
assembly
Transit securement points are to remain in their original
positions. Transit securement points are only designed
to be used in their original position facing forward. Do
not rotate transit securement points inward.
Fig. 30
To remove the stem bolt:
• Remove the caster housing
from the frame.
• Remove plastic cap (1) (Fig.
30).
• Loosen lock nut (2) while
holding the stem bolt (3) from
the bottom to prevent the
fork from turning.
• The castor wheel will usually
need to be removed to take
out stem bolt (3).
• Remove the fork and
perform maintenance if
necessary.
• Refer to the diagram to make
sure all hardware are installed
in the right order.
To install the stem bolt:
• Insert the stem bolt (3) into
the fork (4) and tighten
the lower lock nut (5) while
holding the stem bolt from
the bottom to prevent the
fork from turning.
• Insert the assembled stem bolt with fork through the caster
housing (6)
• Tighten the upper lock nut (2) while holding the stem bolt (3)
from the bottom to prevent the fork from turning.
• Replace the plastic cap (1).
• Replace the caster housing into the frame.
10.10.4 Adjusting the castor housing angle
• All four wheels should be touching the floor.
• Use a set square and place it on the ground and along the
caster housing.
• The housing should be parallel to the set square.
• If the housing is not parallel to the set square, remove the
screws (4) (Fig. 31) and loosen the pivot bolt (3) (Fig. 31).
• Rotate the caster housing to adjust the angle while sliding
clamp (5) on the frame.
• Tighten screw (3). This will hold the caster housing position.
• Check again that the caster housing is perpendicular to the
ground using the set square.
• Reinstall the two screws (4) in the clamp (5).
• Tighten screws (4) to a snug fit.
• Final tightening should be done manually.
Fig. 31 Fig. 32
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