1. TRUCK IS HARD TO STEER.
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Low power steering oil level.
Damaged power steering oil
hoses or fittings.
90° gear box faulty.
Steering shafts faulty.
Gear box steering shaft faulty.
Axle No. 5 steering shaft faulty.
REASON FOR QUESTION
If steering is only hard when the
truck is moving at less than 25
mph the auxiliary steering pump
is providing power to the
steering gears. This indicates
that the problem is in the main
steering pump or the steering
2-32. STEERING SYSTEM TROUBLESHOOTING (CONT).
Tools and Special Tools
Tool Kit, General Mechanics: Automotive
(Item 74, Appendix G)
Engine OFF, (TM 9-2320-364-10)
Parking brake applied, (TM 9-2320-364-10)
Wheels chocked, (TM 9-2320-364-10)
Is truck hard to steer when
traveling at less or greater
than 25 mph?
Main steering pump
or steering manifold