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Old 04-24-2009, 04:39 PM   #1
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bleeding power steering

I just installed a new power steering line from the hydroboost to the gearbox. The pump is whining a bit now. I read how to bleed it but I cannot get the front wheels off the ground. anybody know another methode?
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Old 04-24-2009, 04:55 PM   #2
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You could slowly drive it few feet turning the wheel back and forth...

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Old 04-26-2009, 04:25 PM   #3
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Like said, drive it a few feet turning the wheel left and right. If there is hydro-boost braking, pump the brake petal too then park and shut it off and check the fluid in say 10-15 minutes to see how much foaming left. if low top off and do it again and same shut down and wait 10-15 again! do that and it will bled out and stop foaming and the pump whine will go away.The reason to shut it down is to stop the foaming and allow the fluid to stable.
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Sometimes it may take a bit of time and work to get the system to clear of any air pockets. Just take your time and proceed as above.

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