1967 Corvette: Engineering Service Letter Note: Steering Shaft Upper Retaining Ring Removal on Telescoping Columns
Subject: Steering Shaft Upper Retaining Ring Removal on Telescoping Columns (#608) (T.N.)
Model and Year: 1967 Corvair, 1967 Corvette
Source: Chevrolet Engineering Service Letter Note
Page Number: NA
Date: February - March 1967
The subject retaining ring is a two winding spiral type instead of the snap type as shown in the Chassis Service Manual, Section 9, Item 16, Fig. 54; and the Corvette Manual, Section 9, Item 26, Fig. 9.
The retaining ring can be removed using a small screwdriver. Place the blade of the screwdriver under the end of the ring and pry out and up while rotating the shaft. Install a new ring when reassembling.