Table 3-1. Troubleshooting (Cont)
Test or Inspection
1. ABNORMAL NOISE.
If clicking noise is heard when initiating steering maneuver or when changing
directions of turn, some linkage component is probably loose and shifting
l Tighten or replace loose or defective components,
Step 2. Check for excessive air in fluid (fluid is foamy) and/or low fluid level.
l Fill pump reservoir to proper level (TM 9-2320-363-20).
2. NO RECOVERY.
Disconnect lower steering column from steering gear and check both upper
and lower columns for binding.
l Replace defective column or universal joint (TM 9-2320-363-20).
Step 2. Check for sufficient pump pressure as follows:
a. Disconnect pressure hose (1) from power steering pump (2).