POWER STEERING TROUBLESHOOTING
Tools and Special Tools
91B Light Wheel Vehicle Mechanic
POWER STEERING Troubleshooting Procedures
Do not attempt to service or otherwise make any adjustments, connections, or re-connections
of wires until SATS is shut down and batteries are disconnected. Remove all rings, watches,
and other jewelry when performing maintenance on this equipment.
The use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required when using or handling hazardous
materials associated with operating and maintaining equipment (jet fuel, hydraulic luid, brake
luid, ethylene glycol, cleaning solvents, compressed air, and engine/axle oil). Failure to use
PPE when handling these materials could result in injury or death.
STEERING WHEEL DIFFICULT TO TURN, EITHER DIRECTION
1. Check steering system components (WP 0135, and WP 0137), lines and ittings for leaks and or damage.
Is steering system components leaking or damaged?
NO Proceed to Step 2.
Check steering hydraulic tank luid level (WP 0131).
Is hydraulic tank luid level low?
YES Fill power steering hydraulic tank, (WP 0131).
NO Proceed to Step 3.