(h) Measure the fluid pressure at engine speeds of 1,000 rpm and 3,000 rpm. Difference fluid pressure: 490 kPa (5 kgf·cm 2 , 71 psi) or less NOTICE: Do not turn the steering wheel. (i) With the engine idling and valve fully opened, turn the steering wheel to full lock. Minimum fluid pressure: 7,845 kPa (80 kgf·cm 2 , 1,138 psi) NOTICE: L Do not maintain lock position for more than 10 se- conds. L Do not let the fluid temperature become too high. (j) Disconnect the SST. (k) Connect the pressure feed tube. (See page SR–27 ) (l) Bleed the power steering system. (See page SR–4 )
R07653 SR05R–10 F01477 SR–8 – STEERING STEERING WHEEL 1304 AuthorĂ: DateĂ: 1997 LEXUS ES300 (RM511U) STEERING WHEEL INSPECTION 1. CHECK STEERING WHEEL FREEPLAY With the vehicle stopped and tires facing straight ahead, rock the steering wheel gently back and forth with light finger pres- sure. Freeplay should not exceed the maximum. Maximum freeplay: 30 mm (1.18 in.) 2. CHECK STEERING EFFORT (a) Center the steering wheel. (b) Remove the steering wheel pad. (See page SR–11 ) (c) Start the engine and run it at idle. (d) Measure the steering effort in both directions. Reference: 5.9 N·m (60 kgf·cm, 52 in.·lbf) HINT: Be sure to consider the tire type, pressure and contact surface before making your diagnosis. (e) Torque the steering wheel set nut. Torque: 35 N·m (360 kgf·cm, 26 ft·lbf) (f) Install the steering wheel pad. (See page SR–16 )
SR05S–05 W03439 Torx Screw Steering Wheel Lower No.2 Cover Combination Switch (w/ Spiral Cable) Column Upper Cover Column Lower Cover Lower Finish Panel Lower No.2 Cover Steering Column Assembly Intermediate Shaft Assembly Steering Wheel Lower No.2 Cover Steering Wheel Steering Wheel Pad Torx Screw No.1 Lower Panel Hood Lock Control Cable Front Door Scuff Inside Plate Clip Lower LH Panel Cowl Side Trim N·m (kgf·cm, ft·lbf) : Specified torque 7.1 (72, 63 in.·lbf) 35 (360, 26) 7.1 (72, 63 in.·lbf) 35 (360, 26) 35 (360, 26) 25 (260, 19) – STEERING TILT STEERING COLUMN SR–9 1305 AuthorĂ: DateĂ: 1997 LEXUS ES300 (RM511U) TILT STEERING COLUMN COMPONENTS
F09834 Key Unlock Warning Switch Column Upper Bracket Ignition Switch Energy Absorbing Plate Transponder Key Coil Key Cylinder Lamp Assembly Key Interlock Solenoid Key Cylinder Energy Absorbing Plate Guide L Energy Absorbing Clip Energy Absorbing Plate Energy Absorbing Plate Guide L Energy Absorbing Clip Column Tube Tilt Lever Return Spring L Tapered–Head Bolt Column Upper Clamp Turn Signal Bracket Lower Column Tube Attachment Column Tube Support N·m (kgf·cm, ft·lbf) : Specified torque L Non–reusable part 7 (70, 61 in.·lbf) 19 (195, 14) SR–10 – STEERING TILT STEERING COLUMN 1306 AuthorĂ: DateĂ: 1997 LEXUS ES300 (RM511U)
SR05T–01 W03484 Torx Screw Screw Case W03485 Airbag Connector Correct Wrong W03486 Matchmarks SST – STEERING TILT STEERING COLUMN SR–11 1307 AuthorĂ: DateĂ: 1997 LEXUS ES300 (RM511U) REMOVAL 1. REMOVE STEERING WHEEL PAD NOTICE: L If the airbag connector is disconnected with the igni- tion switch at ON or ACC, DTCs will be recorded.
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