The power steering system consists of an integral steering gear
(which includes a manual steering mechanism and hydraulic control valve), hydraulic
hoses, power steering pump, reservoir, and other components.
The power steering pump, driven by the engine, provides the power-
assist for the steering system.
HYDRAULIC SYSTEM (ALL EXCEPT M915A2).
The M916A1 and M916A2 have a hydraulic system that is used to
supply hydraulic power to the winch motor. The hydraulic system is comprised of a
50-gallon frame-mounted tank and a hydraulic pump driven by a transmission-
On the M916A1 and M916A2, with the engine running and the PTO
engaged, the hydraulic pump takes fluid from the tank and delivers it to the winch
control valve bank. The valve bank consists of a two-speed control valve and a direc-
tion control valve.
The M917A1 and M917A1 w/MCS hydraulic system is used to raise
and lower the dump body (TM 5-3805-264-14&P).