How to maintain the power steering system?

The function of the automobile steering system is in accordance with the direction of travel of the vehicle driver will control. The vehicle steering system is critical to the security of automobile. Power steering is to assist the driver to adjust the direction of vehicle, reduce the force strength, hit the steering wheel for drivers of course, the power steering system also plays a role in safety, economy car on. The current configuration of the automobile power steering system, which can be roughly divided into three categories: one is the mechanical hydraulic power steering system; an electronic hydraulic power steering system; another kind of electric power steering system. Different types of power steering system maintenance is also different.

For mechanical and hydraulic, the usual check must pay more attention to the power steering direction of oil in oil can not lack, in addition, try not to shoot bending time is too long. Usually, pay attention to whether heavy steering, whether there is a noise phenomenon. If this is the case, please check the similar pump type V with internal pressure, and other aspects of the problem. While the electronic hydraulic type, usually also want to pay attention to what direction of oil, when the warning lights, must pay attention to check. For electric power system, although the structure is relatively simple, but it is not the naked eye can see through the maintenance; if the direction of heavy, butingshihuan problem, way is to take the measurement instrument.

How to change a direction of oil

General car manufacturers are not strictly regulated in the direction of oil replacement cycle. Most automotive maintenance repair shop will refer to other sectors of the service enterprises, learn from each other. There are more standardized enterprise will require reference to large foreign automobile company car maintenance, and combined with the provisions of the reasonable factors of China’s road conditions, air quality and use of personnel technical level etc.. In order to prevent the direction of oil too dirty or bad and cause other consequences, that every 40000-50000 km or 2-3 years to replace a direction of oil.

How to change the direction of oil

If it is found that the direction of oil in the following scale, color thinning oil or oil become black, it means to change the direction of oil.truck tyre

1, change the direction of oil, the first car name, pumping the old oil suction clean.

2, the new direction of oil injection, and then rotates the steering wheel, so that the new oil permeability, it can also play the role of cleaning. In order to penetrate thoroughly, owners of the best greatly around the turn direction, then, then slightly turning left and right direction. However, experts advise, and the steering wheel is designed to discharge to the old oil in the machine, but not long time steering wheel, otherwise it will lead to excessive oil pressure, oil ejecting direction.

3, again will turn to the oil can suck the oil, then pour into the new direction of oil, then again, turn the steering wheel.

4, third times the direction of oil suction, the repeated operation is to ensure that the old oil is completely clean. And then add new oil. The expert reminds, no oil is mixed with.

5, the name of the car, you will hear a slight “Hula” sound, never mind, this is the oil in circulation, it will slowly recover silent. The expert reminds, not for a long time to empty oil in a car, otherwise it will damage the booster pump.


Does not recommend the use of gearbox oil instead of oil, because the two kinds of different oil viscosity, oil molecular structure is different, different functions, messes up the steering gear. Of course the short time is to look not to come out. Because of damage to the steering machine internal rubber bowl, then will continue to oil leakage. Inside the rubber bowl, then will continue to oil leakage.



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