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Sterring pump is cavitating and expanding the fluid

We replaced the pully for the sterring pump on a 2000 Taurus and now we are not able to purge the system. The pump cavitates and expands the oil. Even after turning the wheels left and right and keeping the pump flooded it puts air in the oil. Any ideas what we can try?

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Sounds like you kinked the rubber return line or the high presure line check them first if you did you have to replace it

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