ORGANIZATIONAL TROUBLESHOOTING - CONTINUED
TEST OR INSPECTION
STEERING - CONTINUED
HARD OR NOISY - CONTINUED
When doing tests with engine running, always stand aside to avoid personnel injury from moving engine
When testing hydraulic components with engine running, do not turn steering wheel all the way to either
side and hold. This builds up pressure and can damage the pump. Step 5. Test hydraulic pump (7), lines
(11), and steering gear (8) for noise nd leaks.
a. Have assistant start engine (TM 9-2320-269-10), and turn steering wheel side-to-side
c. If pump (7) or gear (8) leak, whine, or chatter, shut off engine, close hood panel (6)
d. Shut off engine, and close hood panel (6) (page 2-7).
e. If steering is still hard or noisy, notify Direct Support Maintenance.