Table 3-5. Troubleshooting (Cont)
Test or Inspection
Maximum distance of rotation is 0.75 in. (18.75 mm).
Rotate steering wheel left or right until slight resistance is felt.
If power steering gear is out of adjustment, adjust power
steering gear (page 4-354).
If problem continues, notify direct support maintenance.
STEERING WHEEL VIBRATES AND/OR VEHICLE WANDERS.
Check for play in drag link and tie rod ball joints.
If there is play in drag link or tie rod ball joints, replace tie
rod or drag link ball joints (pages 4-338, 4-346).
If there is no play in drag link or tie rod ball joints, go to step 2.
Check for unbalanced wheels.
If wheels are not properly balanced, balance wheels statically
If wheels are properly balanced, go to step 3.
Check tie rod adjustment.
If tie rod requires adjustment, adjust tie rod (page 4-341).
If tie rod does not require adjustment, go to step 4.
Check for foam in power steering tank.
If there is foam in power steering tank, tighten suction line
connections and add oil (TM 5-2420-224-10).
If there is no foam in power steering tank, notify direct support
POWER STEERING PUMP NOISY.
With engine running, check for low oil level in power steering tank.
If oil level is low, add oil (TM 5-2420-224-10).
If oil level is not low, go to step 2.