Crack the bleed fittings on each steer cylinder
and turn the steering wheel lock to lock, bleeding the
cylinders until no air appears. Tighten the fittings.
The following procedures are referenced
Rotate steer cylinders back to correct installed
position and tighten ball end clamps.
Pull the steering mode control handle at the
Turn steering wheel fully in both directions.
side of the hydraulic tank and engage the lock. This
Check that steer cylinders have a minimum of 0.25 in
will transfer the steering from the carrier to the
(6.35 mm) or a maximum of 0.28 in. (7.11 mm) with
Assure the CARRIER STEER
the tie-rod(s) and/or steering arm(s). Check that
DISENGAGED indicator on carrier dash panel
there is a minimum of 0.50 in. (12.7 mm) clearance
illuminates when carrier cab ignition switch is in 1
between brake chambers and axle. Adjust axle
stops as necessary to achieve clearances.
Loosen steer cylinder ball end clamps and
Adjust sensors for rear axle proximity sensor
rotate cylinders so that fittings are vertical.
assembly, refer to AXLE PROXIMITY SENSOR
Start the engine from the superstructure.
Position REAR AXLE STEERING LOCK switch to
UNLOCKED. The red steering lock light (to right of
switch) will go out.