STEERING SYSTEM - OD1605 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
Loss of steering control can cause vehicle to
Crash could kill or injure soldiers.
Install NEW locknuts.
Step 2. Install yoke (2) on shaft (3) by installing two bearings (7)
and woodruff key (6) on shaft (3) and then installing yoke (2),
washer (5), and new locknut (4) on shaft (3). Torque locknut (4) to
20 - 30 ft-lb (3 - 4 m-kg) using a torque wrench (refer to figure 22
on the previous page).
Install two hand grips (1) on yoke (2) (refer to figure 22).
Step 4. Install switch assembly (6) on bracket (7) as described in
Step 6 of paragraph 5c(3) on page 29.
Install jack 1W32J1 (4) on switch assembly plug P1 (5) as
described in Step 7 of paragraph 5c(3) on page 29.
This task furnished samples of troubleshooting and maintenance
procedures that can be found for the steering system of the Bradley
These samples were provided to give the unit
mechanic a general explanation of the steps that would be followed
when the steering is not operating and must be repaired.
working on the Bradley fighting vehicle, the mechanic should ensure
that the required TMs are on hand and are being used.
troubleshooting the BFV the required TM would be TM 9-2350-252-20-1-
1, and for BFV maintenance the required TM would be TM 9-2350-252-20-