e. Disconnect the shell end of the cylinder following
rod movement. As one side of the cylinder fills, the
steps b through d above.
opposite side is dumping an equal amount of oil. Oil is
prevented from internally transferring from one side of the
f. Lift off cylinder and drain.
piston to the other by a teflon seal ring. The cylinder
completes its stroke when the piston reaches a retainer.
At this time, hydraulic pressure increases, causing the
system relief valve to open. This prevents excessive
pressure buildup in the system.
NOTE: For straight-ahead travel, the piston is positioned
in the center of the cylinder shell.
REMOVAL OF STEERING CYLINDER (see
a. Disconnect the hydraulic lines from the cylinder
and plug or cap to keep out dirt and reduce oil loss.
b. Remove the cotter pin from the trunnion end of
the cylinder and remove the plug and ball seat.
c. Remove dirt boot by straightening the connector
d. Pry rod end of the cylinder from the ball stud.