Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 8 Workshop Manual 2003 (22) PDF | Page 2

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
POWER STEERING
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GENERAL DESCRIPTION
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FEATURES
Power steering has been adopted in all vehicles to
make the steering easier.
? MOMO leather-wrapped 3-spoke steering wheel
is used.
? The steering column has a shock-absorbing
mechanism and a tilt steering mechanism.
? A rack and pinion steering gear provides steering
that feels more direct and for ample handling per-
formance.
? An oil pump responsive to engine RPM is used,
which, with tuning for a rigid gear box mount, pro-
vides stable steering at high speeds.
? The separate oil reservoir is rubber-mounted.
SPECIFICATIONS
ITEM SPECIFICATION
Steering wheel Type MOMO leather-wrapped 3-
spoke type
Outside diameter mm (in) 365 (14.4)
Maximum number of turns 2.1
Steering column Column mechanism Shock absorbing
mechanism and Tilt steering
mechanism
Power steering type Integral type
Oil pump Type vane pump
Basic discharge amount cm
3
/rev. (cu in/rev)
9.6 (0.59)
Relief pressure MPa (psi) 8.3? 9.0 (1,204?1,305)
Reservoir type Separate type (plastic)
Pressure switch Equipped
Steering gear Type Rack and pinion
Stroke ratio (Rack stroke/Steering wheel
Maximum turning radius)
68.61
Rack stroke mm (in) 146 (5.7)
Steering angle Inner wheel 32
Outer wheel 27
Power steering fluid Specified lubricants GENUINE MITSUBISHI
POWER STEERING FLUID
Quantity dm
3
(qt)
Approximately 1.0 (1.1)