TM 5-3810-300-24 & P2
Installation is the reverse of removal.
Steering Control Valve.
Removal of the Control Valve is obvious. Therefore no removal procedures are given.
1. To disconnect the valve, remove the plug lock and
end plug. Remove the ball socket end plug lock and
the socket end plug. The valve can now be removed
from the steering arm of the vehicle. Disconnect the
other end of the drag link from the steering arm.
Hold the valve in a vise for disassembly. Clamp only
in the center of the housing as this is the heavier
The lock ring has been crimped into a notch in the
drag link adapter. Straighten the ring, then remove
the adapter with a pipe wrench.
2. The ball socket must be disassembled before the
body can be removed from the housing. Place a
punch into oil passage hole in the piston to hold the
piston from turning.
Remove the nut from the ball socket end of the
piston. This requires a 3/4" hex socket and a 4"
extension. Remove the ball socket and ball socket