Table 3-2. Troubleshooting (Cont)
TEST OR INSPECTION
HARD TO STEER (CONT).
Step 3. Check that steering reservoir is filled to proper level. Oil should be level with full mark on
Add oil as required (Appendix F).
If oil level is over full mark, notify Unit Maintenance.
If vehicle is still hard to steer, notify Unit Maintenance.
Step 4. Lower cab (para 2-22b).
WANDERS, PULLS TO ONE SIDE, OR SHIMMIES.
Step 1. Check wheel studs and lugnuts for obvious looseness.
Notify Unit Maintenance that lugnuts need to be tightened to 415-475 lb-ft
(563-644 N·m) as soon as possible. Wheel may come loose if lugnuts are
not tightened to proper torque. Failure to comply may result in serious
injury or death to personnel.
If loose, tighten.
Step 2. Check for bent or broken studs and missing or loose lugnuts.
Step 3. Check tire pressures with tire gage for each CTIS setting.
(a) Notify Unit Maintenance if tire pressures do not match those given below:
55 psi (379 kPa)
33 psi (228 kPa)
20 psi (138 kPa)
14 psi (97 kPa)