REMOVAL - Continued
Do NOT remove hydraulic tank filler cap or disconnect or remove any hydraulic system line
or fitting unless hydraulic system pressure has been relieved. To relieve pressure, SLOWLY
loosen hydraulic tank filler cap. After maintenance, tighten all connections before applying
pressure. Escaping hydraulic fluid under pressure can penetrate the skin, causing injury or
Wipe area clean around all hydraulic connections to be opened during removal. Cap lines
and plug openings after removing hydraulic lines. Contamination of hydraulic system could
result in premature failure.
· Tag and mark all hoses to aid in installation.
· Use drain pan to catch any steering fluid that may drain from system. Dispose of oil IAW
local policy and ordinances. Ensure all spills are cleaned up.
Disconnect four hoses (Figure 2, Item 1), O-rings (Figure 2, Item 2) from steering control unit
(Figure 2, Item 6). Discard O-rings.
While holding steering control unit (Figure 2, Item 6), remove four bolts (Figure 2, Item 4) and lockwashers
(Figure 2, Item 5) that fasten the steering control unit (Figure 2, Item 6) and steering column
(Figure 2, Item 3) to the console (Figure 1, Item 3). Discard lockwashers.
It may be necessary to use puller to remove steering control unit from steering column.
Remove steering control unit (Figure 2, Item 6) from splines on steering column (Figure 2, Item 3).