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JCB 212s series 2 steering issues

Discussion in 'Compact Wheel Loaders' started by Jeff670670, Mar 16, 2016.

  1. Jeff670670

    Jeff670670 New Member

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    I have a jcb 212s. There's a steering alignment valve under the hood for when the steering gets out of alignment in crab. Years ago I could run it week and not had to touch it. Not it's gotten progressively worse. Now it's every hour I have to flip the valve. I took both cylinders off and tested them they tested fine. Just not sure where to go next. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
     
  2. mikebramel

    mikebramel Senior Member

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    How did you test the cylinders. If the problem became worse I would suspect the piston seals leaking. Have you checked the port reliefs. Otherwise if this is like a telehandler check the springs on the valves are not broken, maybe try running the machine with the coils disconnected
     
  3. jcb jeff

    jcb jeff Senior Member

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    Hi
    Has your machine got power track rod with ball joints or steering rams with pins?
     
  4. Dsiss3

    Dsiss3 Active Member

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    Also wondering about this problem on a 2004 212s cycliders not leaking