STEERING SYSTEM TESTS, INSPECTIONS, AND ADJUSTMENTS - CONTINUED
WARN I N G
Injury or death to personnel can resultfrom escaping fluid under pressure.
Escaping fluid under pressure, even a very small pin-hole size leak, can penetrate body tissue and
cause serious injury and possible death. If fluid is injected into your skin, it must be treated immedi-
ately by a doctor familiar with this type of injury.
Always use a board or cardboard when checking for a leak.
Injury or death to personnel can result from machine articulation or movement.
Machine frames can move a d personnel can be crushed.
N OT E
Dispose of all fluids according to local regulations and mandates.
For a better understanding of each system, review the appropriate section in
Theory of Operation (WP 0003 00).
PISTON PUMP (STEERING) HIGH PRESSURE STALL TEST AND ADJUSTMENT
Connect steering frame lock (TM 5-3805-291-10).
Engage parking brake (TM 5-3805-291-10).
Place transmission in NEUTRAL (TM 5-3805-291-10).
Attach test stand on pressure tap (1).
Start and run engine at high idle (TM 5-3805-291-10).
After oil has reached normal operating temperature, position bucket and any attachments slightly off ground (TM 5-
Continue to run engine at high idle.
CAU T I ON
During the following procedure, do not keep steering pump at stall condition for more than ten seconds or
damage to components may occur. If necessary, release steering wheel and wait for 30 seconds before
With assistance, turn steering wheel to FULLY TURNED position to obtain high pressure reading.