4-25. STEERING SYSTEM - Continued
4-25.4 Power Steering Filter Reservoir.
This task covers
Tool Kit, General Mechanic, Automotive,
Main Engine Shutdown (see para. 2-10)
APU Engine Shutdown (see para. 2-12)
Battery Switch OFF
17, Appendix E Lubricating 011
22, Appendix E Pipe Sealant
91417A Power Steering Filter Reservoir
To prevent fire hazards, collect residual fluid and clean up any spills. Immediately when
disassembling power steering components.
Pump or steering gear failure due to contamination may occur unless strict cleanliness and
protective measures are taken when disassembling and assembling power steering
Power steering fluid is engine oil 10W/40 (except under Arctic conditions). Refer to LO 5-
Remove dipstick (1). Remove drain plug (14) and drain steering
fluid into a suitable container and funnel. Reservoir contains
about 9 qt (10 L) of oil.
Remove hoses (6, 7, and 8).
Remove screws (3) and locknuts (4) attaching reservoir (2) to
Remove fittings (10) thru (13)
Inspect new reservoir. Be sure it is clean and install filter
element as detailed in Lube Order LO 05-4210-220-12.
Reassemble reservoir. (If new reservoir has new brackets (5),
remove and discard).
Apply pipe sealant (item 22, Appendix E) to fitting threads and
install fittings (10 thru 13) to reservoir.