Bleeding of Power Steering System

1. CHECK FLUID LEVEL IN RESERVOIR

Check the fluid level and add fluid if necessary. Fluid: ATF DEXRON® or DEXRON® D NOTE: Check that the fluid level is within the HOT LEVEL of the dipstick. If the fluid is cold, check that it is within the COLD LEVEL of the dipstick.

2. START ENGINE AND TURN STEERING WHEEL FROM LOCK TO LOCK THREE OR FOUR TIMES

Run the engine at 1,000 rpm or less.

3. CHECK THAT FLUID IN RESERVOIR IS NOT

FOAMY OR CLOUDY AND DOES NOT RISE OVER MAXIMUM WHEN ENGINE IS STOPPED

Measure the fluid level with the engine running. Stop the engine and measure the fluid level.

If a problem is found, repeat steps 1 and 2. Repair the PS pump if the problem persists.

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    How to bleed power steering on 86 Toyota truck?
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