These instructions are intended as an aid to ensure correct performance of the maintenance and
repair jobs on ZF Power Steering Gear.
We should like to emphasize that steering systems should be repaired on principle in workshops
only, which have:
the specified equipment e.g.,. test bench, crack-testing equipment and special tools
All the work on steering systems must be performed with maximum care and precision. This applies
in particular for steering systems and transmission elements for vehicles following an accident and
damaged as a result of external forces. The manufacturer of the respective part is not liable for
damage and the resulting consequences due to incorrect and inexpert repairs within the scope of
For the compilation of these instructions the standard steering system used for this purpose may
differ slightly with regard to operations and technical details on the unit to be repaired.
Consequently, these instructions belong into the hands of expert foremen and mechanics whose
practical and theoretical training in our Service Training Center is supplemented by this reference