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How to Bleed power steering

How to Bleed power steering If you’ve replaced a power steering hose, pump, or rack, you must perform a bleed procedure to remove air from the system. If you don’t bleed the power steering, the air in the system will cause the power steering fluid to foam and foam doesn’t cool well or provide power assist. Worse than that, however, air in a power steering pump causes cavitation, which can destroy the pump. Two ways to bleed power steeing One method you’ll see online and in some instruction manuals is … Read More


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