3-17. FLOW CONTROL VALVE MAINTENANCE (CONT)
Just behind hydraulic reservoir, position flow control valve (4) in loader.
Secure flow control valve (4) using two capscrews (1), lock washers (3), and
Reconnect fittings and hoses to flow control valve (refer to TM
Fill hydraulic reservoir with oil (refer to TM 5-3805-262-20).
Tighten hydraulic reservoir fill cap.
Start engine and operate at idle speed.
Before performing following step, warn personnel to stay away from sides
of loader between front and rear chassis. Failure to do so will cause
death or serious injury to those personnel due to chassis pivoting and
If personnel are injured, obtain medical assistance
Turn steering wheel through several complete turns to bleed any air from
Turn off engine and check for oil leaks. Tighten fittings as necessary.
1. Capscrews (2)
2. Nuts (2)
3. Lock washers (2)
4. Flow control valve