TEST OR INSPECTION
HYDRAULIC SYSTEM - CONT
Hydraulic fluid may be absorbed through the skin. Wear long sleeves, gloves, and
goggles or face shield. If hydraulic fluid gets into the eyes, flush them immediately
with water and seek medical attention. If hydraulic fluid gets on skin, thoroughly
wash with soap and water. Wash hands thoroughly prior to eating or smoking.
When checking for leaks, keep hands and face away from cylinder openings while
under pressure or injury to personnel may result.
Manually steer semitrailer into a full right turn (para. 2-21). Disconnect and plug hydraulic hoses from
aft port on streetside gooseneck cylinder and curbside platform cylinder. Disconnect and plug hoses
from forward port on curbside gooseneck cylinder and streetside platform cylinder. Continue to steer
a right turn until system pressure gage reads between 3800 - 4500 psi (26201 - 31027 kPa). Check
open ports for excess fluid leakage. If excess fluid loss is detected, remove leaking cylinder
or 4-55) and notify
DS maintenance. Remove plugs and reconnect hoses