How to Remove a Pitman Arm on a K1500?

Answer Removing the pitman arm from your Chevy K1500 requires a pitman arm puller as the arm-to-sector shaft clearance is extremely tight. The arm is not quite a press fit, but it is so tight that you can... Read More »

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How to Replace the Pitman Arm on a 1988 K1500?

On a 1988 Chevrolet K1500, the Pitman arm joins the steering box to the center link, which connects to the wheels by the tie rod links. The arm must be replaced if it's bent or the tie rod end is w... Read More »

How to Remove a Pitman Arm?

On a recirculating ball steering system, the steering box connects to the steering linkage via a splined shaft that holds the pitman arm. Over time, the splines on the pitman arm can wear out, as c... Read More »

How to Remove a Pitman Arm on a GMC?

GMC is a division of General Motors that produces light duty trucks, sports utility vehicles and vans. GMC makes most of its trucks side-by-side on the same assembly lines as their almost identical... Read More »

How to Remove a Stubborn Pitman Arm?

The pitman arm on some older vehicles connects the steering box to the steering linkage. This arm is attached to the box by a splined gear. As the vehicle gets older, rust and corrosion can build u... Read More »