DIAGNOSIS & TROUBLESHOOTING
This section of the manual is designed to help the mechanic troubleshoot steering
complaints. Used properly, this section will assist you in completing a proper and less
time consuming diagnosis and repair.
You will find sub-sections covering diagnosis, troubleshooting, definitions and terms
for complaints. To properly repair the problem you must have a clear understanding
of the driver's complaint. The Glossary of Terms and Definitions will help pin point
the problem quickly.
Locate the complaint in the troubleshooting section and complete all the necessary
tests as outlined in the proper section of this manual. Complete the troubleshooting
If, after completing the diagnosis and repairs found in the Diagnosis and Trou-
bleshooting section of this manual, you are unsure of your findings, contact the
Field Service Department of the R. H. Sheppard Co., Inc. at 717-633-4111. When
contacting the R. H. Sheppard Co. with a problem be sure to have your completed
troubleshooting checklist available.
Do not remove the gear until you have completed all procedures to solve your prob-
lems. Remember the steering gear is only one part of a total steering system. Many
factors outside the steering gear will affect steering performance.