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Old 04-07-2006, 06:33 PM
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Default Can turning wheel with engines off cause damage?

I need to move my drives to the side to access a screw, but obviously can't do it with the engines running, If I turn my wheel 90 degress one way or the other with all power off will it hurt anything, note: it does not have hydraulic steering.
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Old 04-07-2006, 06:47 PM
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Never caused a problem 4 me.
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Old 04-07-2006, 07:40 PM
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shouldn't be a problem.

Just don't start the engines dry.
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shouldnt, just remember that if you have hyd steering and hold at lock while mtr running it will change the wheel position
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You're just pushing hydraulic fluid back and forth. It won't hurt it a bit.
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