10-21.3. STEERING GEAR POPPET ADJUSTMENT (Continued).
When setting poppets, do not hold steering in full lock position for
more than 15 seconds. If full lock position Is held for more than 15
seconds, excessive heat will build up in system and extensive dam-
age may occur.
Poppet adjusting screws are adjusted to relieve pressure at 32 degree
steering angle. Make sure 1/8-inch (3mm) spacer is between steering
knuckle stop screw and axle beam boss when adjusting poppet adjusting
The power steering pump has an internal system relief valve to limit maxi-
mum pump pressure to 1850-2050 psi (12756-14135 kPa). Observed
operating pressure is variable and dependent on the resistance within the
steering system (e.g. tire inflation, floor surface). Typically, system pres-
sure will be approximately 1100-1500 psi (7585-10343 kPa) with properly
inflated tires on concrete floor.
4. Rear poppet adjusting screw (35),
Adjust, lock and
Note system operating
and locknut (36).
pressure on analyzer as
you turn wheel from
straight ahead to full left.
Pressure should be above
900 psi (6205 kPa) until
the steering stop contacts
the l/8-inch spacer and
steering stop boss, then
drops to 400-900 psi
(2758-6205 kPa). If ob-
served operating pressure
does not hold until the
stop makes contact, back
out the left side rear
poppet adjusting screw.
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