3-13. FLOWMETER TESTS
The following tests will measure volume, pressure, and temperature of hydraulic oil.
Test no. 1 determines if there are any problems between hydraulic reservoir and
steering section of hydraulic pump, and efficiency of hydraulic pump steering
Test no. 2 indicates if there are any problems in the steering circuit.
Perform these tests anytime you have problems with the steering system or you
suspect problems may exist.
TOOLS: No. 1 Common Organizational Maintenance Tool Kit
Fixed open end wrench set
Flowmeter (FSCM 45225 PN CAS-10280)
Flowmeter fitting kit (FSCM 45225 PN CAS-10106)
MATERIALS/PARTS: Clean cloths (Appendix C, item 1)
Cleaning solvent P-D-680 (Appendix C, item 2)
TEST NO. 1 - HYDRAULIC PUMP STEERING SECTION (SHEET 1 OF 5)
Dry cleaning solvent P-D-680 used to clean parts is toxic and flammable.
Wear protective goggles and gloves and use only in a
area. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothes and
vapors. Do not use near open flame or excessive heat
when using it. Failure to do so could cause serious
become dizzy while using cleaning solvent, get fresh
attention immediately. If contact with skin or clothes
with large amounts of water. If contact with eyes is
with water and get medical aid immediately.
and dont smoke
injury. If you
air and medical
is made, flush
made, wash eyes
Using clean cloth moistened with cleaning solvent clean all dirt and grease
from quick disconnect coupling (1) at pump outlet.