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Below is the procedure to remove the steering rack.
Removal Procedure 1. Raise and support the vehicle. 2. Remove both of the front tire and wheel assemblies. 3. Remove the engine protection shield if equipped. 4. Disconnect the outer tie rod end from the steering knuckle. 5. Place a drain pan to catch the fluid.
6. Disconnect the power steering hose assembly from the steering gear. 7. Remove the coupler clamp bolt from the intermediate shaft. 8. Separate the intermediate shaft from the steering gear.
9. Remove the steering gear vertical mounting nuts, the washers and the bolts.
10. On 4WD vehicles, support the front carrier and remove the drivers side mounting bracket-to-frame bolts. 11. Move LH side of the front carrier rearward enough to remove the gear.
12. Remove the steering gear horizontal mounting nuts, the washers and the bolts. 13. Remove the steering gear RH isolator bracket. 14. Remove the crossmember, 2WD ONLY. 15. Remove the steering gear from the vehicle.
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