Power Assist Check

1.Check the power steering fluid level.

2.Start the engine, let it idle, and turn the steering wheel from lock-to-lock several times to warm up the fluid.

3.Attach a commercially available spring scale to the steering wheel. With the engine idling and the vehicle on a clean, dry floor, pull the scale as shown and read it as soon as the tires begin to turn.

29 N (3.0 kgf, 6.6 lbf)