This Task Covers:
d. Follow-On Maintenance
TM or Para
Vehicle positioned on level
Tools and Special Tools
Parking brake applied.
Engine shut OFF.
Electrical master switch OFF.
"Do Not Operate" tag attached
to ignition switch.
MOS 62B, Construction Equipment Repairer (2)
Estimated Time to Complete
The inspection procedure for steering linkages may require two maintenance personnel: one to move steering wheel and
one to observe movement of steering linkages.
Inspect drag link for excessive backlash or free play using the following procedure:
Inspect drag link and tie rod for signs of damage and/or looseness. Replace as necessary.
With the aid of an assistant, move steering wheel from left to right and observe drag link ball joints for excessive
movement. Replace drag link as necessary.
Shut OFF engine (TM 5-24240-230-10).