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My d5h has lost its steering and footbrake, checking,

Customer Question

my d5h has lost its steering and footbrake
JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?
Customer: checking
JA: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: 8RC01412
JA: Anything else you want the construction mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: that should do it
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Construction and Road Equipment
Expert:  catmastertech replied 4 months ago.

Hello,

I have a list of possible problems related to your trouble.

Machine will not turn in either direction.

PROBABLE CAUSE:

1. Adjustment of the steering control linkage is not correct or linkage is damaged.

2. Steering clutches will not release.

a. Clutch pistons will not move freely.

b. Discs or plates are warped.

Expert:  catmastertech replied 4 months ago.

Do the brakes release or are they locked?

Expert:  catmastertech replied 4 months ago.

Problem: Brakes will not engage.

PROBABLE CAUSE:

1. Operation of brake pedal linkage or adjustment of linkage is not correct.

2. Brake spool in steering and brake control valve will not move freely.

3. Brake plates or discs have wear or damage.

4. Bro***** *****eville spring.

Expert:  catmastertech replied 4 months ago.

Problem: Both brakes will not release.

PROBABLE CAUSE:

1. Operation of brake pedal linkage or adjustment of linkage is not correct.

2. Brake spool in steering and brake control valve will not move freely.

3. Spring for brake spool is weak or broken.

4. Low oil pressure to steering and brake control valve.

5. Seals for brake pistons are damaged.

6. Leakage in steering or brake control valve or lines.

7. Operation or adjustment of parking brake linkage is not correct.

8. Check valve in parking brake circuit will not open.

9. Poppet valve in parking brake circuit will not close.