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How to bleed air from power steering

Bleed air from power steering Any time you replace a power steering component you’ll get air in the system. Air in a power steering system creates a whining noise. In addition to the whining noise, you may see foam in the power steering reservoir Turning the power steering lock to lock doesn’t always work The old method for bleeding power steering was to start the engine and turn the steering wheel full left and then full right, called lock to lock. The problem with that method is that when power … Read More

Bleed cooling system

Best way to Bleed cooling system air pockets Use a cool cooling system filler tool to bleed cooling system You can drain your cooling system by pulling the lower radiator hose. And, you can drain the block by pulling the block plugs, if your engine even has drain plugs. But regardless of whichever method you choose, you’ll still have to bleed cooling system air pockets. That’s where this UView 550000 Airlift Cooling System Leak Checker and Airlock Purge Tool Kit comes in handy. Bleed cooling system with vacuum evacuator/filler UView … Read More


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