BRAKE AND STEERING ACCUMULATOR SERVICE
THIS WORK PACKAGE COVERS
Brake Accumulator: Checking Pre-Charge Pressure,
Steering Accumulator: Checking Pre-Charge Pressure,
Tools and Special Tools
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's (Item 128, WP 0289
Brake or steering hydraulic system pressure
relieved, if checking pre-charge pressure on
Annually, brake and steering accumulators must have pre-charge pressure checked to ensure
accumulator serviceability. This check may be performed on vehicle or off.
New brake and steering accumulators are not shipped charged. They must be charged prior to
installation on vehicle.
CHECKING BRAKE ACCUMULATOR PRE-CHARGE PRESSURE
Remove cap (2) from valve end of brake accumulator (1).