4-9. LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS (Continued).
Start the engine.
e. Power Steering Lubrication (Continued).
steering wheel left and right, lightly
contacting the wheel stops. Add
(3) Fluid Recommendations.
power steering fluid if necessary.
Lower the vehicle and turn the
Dexron, Dexron II and type C-3 oils
steering wheel slowly from lock to
(DDA approved SAE 10 W or SAE
30) are recommended for use in the
Stop the engine. Check fluid level
power steering system.
and refill as required.
Type C-3 oil is the only fluid
approved for use in off-highway
Use type C-3 SAE 30 (Appendix D,
Item 31) in all applications where
ambient temperature is consistently
above 86° (30° ).
Some Dexron II fluids (Appendix D,
Item 32) are also qualified as type C-
3 oils and may be used in off-
(4) Power Steering System Bleeding.
When checking the fluid level after
the power steering system has been
serviced, air must be bled from the
Fill the pump fluid reservoir to the
proper level and let the fluid settle
for at least two minutes.
Start engine and let it run for a few
seconds. Turn engine off.
Add fluid as necessary. Repeat the
above procedure until the fluid level
remains constant after running the
Raise the front end of the vehicle so
that the wheels are off the ground.