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544j. Start fine but cant more steering wheel cant lift

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544j. Start fine but cant more steering wheel cant lift bucket
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Wont turn right or left.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Construction and Road Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Steering and hydraulics are fed by the same hydraulic pump.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

See if you have flow to the control valve from the pump. No flow, pump or drive may be broken.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
do i need oil to be at a level to be able to work?
i just have so little in there
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Flow is fine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Oil level has to be full enough that the pump does not cavitate. You have NO hydraulics or steering? If you have flow, the pump supplies fluid to the control valve, and then to the steering. Seems lie you would have one or the other, if it was a flow control valve.