Steering Force Check
1) Place vehicle on level road and set steering wheel at straight-ahead position.
2) Check that tire inflation pressure is as specified referring to the tire placard.
3) Start engine and keep it running till power steering fluid is warmed to 50 – 60 °C (122 – 140 °F).
4) With engine running at idling speed, measure steering force by pulling spring balancer hooked on steering wheel in tangential direction.
Steering force
: Less than 6.0 kg (13.2 lb)