TESTS, INSPECTIONS, AND ADJUSTMENTS - CONTINUED
STEERING SYSTEM PRESSURE TEST
Tools and Special Tools.
Equipment Condition. Bowl/water tank empty (TM 5-3800-205-10-1 or TM 5-3800-205-10-2).
Steering System Pressure Test.
Start engine (TM 5-3800-205-10-1 or TM 5-3800-205-10-2).
Move machine to a flat, hard surface.
Shut down engine.
DO NOT disconnect or remove any hydraulic system line or fitting unless engine is shut down
and hydraulic system pressure has been relieved. Tighten all connections before applying pres-
sure Escaping hydraulic fluid under pressure can penetrate the skin causing serious injury.
At operating temperature, hydraulic oil tank is hot. Allow hydraulic oil to cool before discon-
necting any hydraulic lines. Failure to do so could result in injury.
Turn steering wheel left and right to relieve any pressure from steering system.
Hydraulic fluid is very slippery. Immediately wipe up any spills. Failure to follow this warning may result in
injury to personnel.
Ensure that fluids are contained during performance of inspection, maintenance, testing,
adjusting and repair of the machine. Be prepared to collect the fluid with suitable containers
before opening any compartment or disassembling any component containing fluids.
Dispose of all fluids according to local regulations and mandates.