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Air bubbles in the power steering reservoir.

Loud nosie when turn

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You will need to get it Replaced. The Inner Seals are out and it will Eventually lock up.

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It may sound awful but the best way to do it is to get a buddy and some extra power steering fluid. With the car running slowly rotate the steering wheel side to side. Have your buddy keep an eye on the reservoir to make sure it stays full. The air bubbles should come up into the reservoir and make it look foamy. Once the noise tops and the bubbles stop rising top off the reservoir and make sure it is to the full line and you should be good to go.

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It's pretty much self bleeding, With the cap off the power steering reservoir turn the wheel as far as it will go one way then turn fully the other way, keep going back and forward until the bubbles stop coming up and it becomes quiet. Sometimes you need to add power steering additive to completely remove the air bubbles.

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It sounds as if you have a volume of air in your power steering system. This is causing the bubbling and also some of the noise you might be generating when you turn the wheels hard right or hard left. This air might have been introduced if your old belt was slipping so much that the pump was essentially not operating and fluid wasn't regularly circulating throughout the system. Another, more expensive possibility is that your old belt was slipping because the power steering pump itself was starting to fail, and the new, grippier belt is turning the damaged pump and showing you its lack of functionality.
The first and easiest thing to do would be to bleed the system. Open the hood and take the cover of the power steering fluid reservoir. With the engine off but the steering wheel unlocked, slowly turn the steering wheel all the way to one side and then to the other. Repeat this several times while watching the power steering reservoir. Is the fluid bubbling? If so, good, you're purging air out of your system. In general, this is easier with the front wheels off the ground, but that is not absolutely necessary (if you have strong arms).
Once you have purged the system, put the cap back on the power steering reservoir, topping it off if the fluid level has dropped to the fill mark. Now, restart your car and observe the power steering pump. Does it seem to be operating quietly and smoothly? If you touch the pump 1-2 minutes after the engine has been running, is it hot to the touch? It will probably be warm, but _hot_ is an indication that something is overheating inside the pump. Is the power steering fluid very dark colored or does it smell burned? This is also a sign that the fluid should be changed ASAP and that some internal damage may have occurred. Burned fluid isn't necessarily an indication that your power steering pump is bad. However, if after changing your PS fluid the new fluid quickly becomes dark and starts smelling burned, then it's probably time to start saving money for a new or rebuilt power steering pump.

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The power steering isn't working. The reservoir was empty and I added power steering fluid and it still very hard to steer


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make sure your using power steering fluid recommended for the vehicle. If automatic transmission fluid it aerates causing bubbles. It's very similar to the effect of shaking a bottle of liquid detergent vigorously when half full. Having that much air in the system can cause it to whine very loudly and reduce the life of the pump.

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Well i have a 2003 audi a4 3.0 and it started makeing a loud nosie when i turn so iam thinking i need to swop it out for a good one but i dont know where it is under the hood and how to take it off


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Stearing pump nnoise 1995 toyota tacoma


you may have air in the lines to the steering rack. or the fluid is low. there is also a chance your replacement pump is defective. a lot of steering pumps are remanufactured. a way to check for air in the lines is to take the filler cap off, have someone turn the steering wheel lock to lock a few times and hold for a few seconds at full lock each time, check to see if any air bubbles arise in pump reservoir. if no bubbles are seen you can also try a vacuum pull on the reservoir if you have the tool to do so, that tool will pull any air from the lines, but the engine has to be off because it will also pull some fluid from the pump in the process, when you don't see any air bubbles in the vacuum tools's lines it should be ok.

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