5-5. POWER STEERING OIL SERVICE AND FILTER REPLACEMENT.
This Task Covers:
d. Follow-On Maintenance
Tools and Special Tools
TM or Para
Vehicle positioned on level
Parking brake applied.
Engine shut OFF.
Electrical master switch OFF.
"Do Not Operate" tag attached
to ignition switch.
Estimated Time to Complete
MOS 62B, Construction Equipment Repairer
· Tag all hoses and tubes and note their positions
before removal. Ensure all hoses and tubes are
reconnected to positions noted prior to removal.
· Cap and plug all tubes, hoses, and fittings upon
· Remove and install cable ties as necessary.
Raise front wheels approximately 1 in. (25 mm)
Place vehicle safety stands beneath front axle
Position drain pan beneath steering gear box.
Hydraulic fluid (Dexron III) is TOXIC. Wear protective goggles and gloves; use only in well-ventilated
area; avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothes. Skin and clothing that come in contact with hydraulic oil
should be washed immediately. Saturated clothing should be removed immediately. Failure to comply
may result in injury to personnel.
Disconnect pressure and return lines at bottom of steering gear box to allow oil to drain.