2008 Honda Civic EX 2006-08 STEERING Hydraulic Power Steering Components - Civic (All Except Hybrid)
3. Measure steady-state fluid pressure from the pump at idle. 2
Is the pressure 1,470 kPa (15 kgf/cm , 213 psi) or less? YES -Go to step 4. NO -Go to step 8. 4. Measure the pump relief pressure at idle. 2
Is the pressure 7,850-8,550 kPa (80-87 kgf/cm , 1,140-1,240 psi) or more? YES -Go to step 5. NO -Go to step 9. 5. With a spring scale, measure the power assist in both directions, to the left and to the right. Are the two measurements within 5.0 N (0.51 kgf, 1.12 lbf) of each other? YES -Go to step 6. NO -Go to step 11. 6. Measure the fluid pressure with both pressure gauge valves open (if so equipped), while turning the steering wheel fully to the left and fully to the right. 2
Is the pressure 7,850-8,550 kPa (80-87 kgf/cm , 1,140-1,240 psi) or more? YES -Go to step 7. NO -Faulty steering gearbox. 7. Adjust the rack guide (see RACK GUIDE ADJUSTMENT ), and retest. Is the steering OK? me Friday, April 17, 2009 9:36:39 AM
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