ORGANIZATIONAL TROUBLESHOOTING - CONTINUED
TEST OR INSPECTION
POWER STEERING RESERVOIR OIL IS GRAY AND MURKY.
Do not attempt to disconnect hydraulic lines and fittings while engine is running or before
hydraulic system pressure has been released. When engine is running, hydraulic system is under
pressure. Hydraulic system pressure should be 0 psi (O kPa) before lines are disconnected. A
line or fitting disconnected under pressure will blow off with great force and can cause injury to
Pull up cap (1) and take off. Inspect hydraulic fluid in reservoir (2) for water contamination. If
hydraulic fluid is contaminated, go to step 2.
Using 8-inch slip-joint pliers, unscrew and take off eight wingnuts (3). Take off cover (4) and ring
Drain steering system (page 2-1207). Replace filter and ring (5) (page 2-1202). Fill and bleed
steering system (page 2-1243).