Steering ( update
knotnook at traverse.com
Fri Sep 27 21:00:33 EDT 2002
I can't see how you could get 51 pumps--a "good" accumulator supplies 30
pumps--from one with a bad check valve.
Foam in the reservoir means air is being whipped into the fluid. I can't
see how that would occur from a bad check valve. It's not open to the
atmosphere, as I understand the system.
At 02:07 PM 09/27/2002 -0600, Mike Miller wrote:
>according to him, check valve in the bomb fails and lets the pressure go
>back into the tank when the engine is turned off. Did a bomb test a week or
>so ago - got 51 pumps. Havent tried it again yet.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Kneale Brownson" <knotnook at traverse.com>
> > --
> > At 09:09 AM 09/27/2002 -0600, Mike Miller wrote:
> > >. My shop guy thinks it's likely the bomb causing it.
> > I'd be interested to know how the "bomb" causes foaming
> > Pentosin??????? Have you done the bomb test: Turn off engine, pump brake
> > pedal until it becomes hard and count the number of pumps?
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