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Air in the power steering fluid reservior

I have a bunch of air in my power steering fluid reservior (little air bubbles) what is the cause of this.

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  • Jerry Koski
    Jerry Koski May 11, 2010

    Just might be someone put the wrong type fluid in the reservior . might need to **** it out and change it .. but if its working ok its likley it will run fine that way . Jerry

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This is actually normal. Your talking about having the cap off with the vehicle running while you look in the reservoir that you pour the fluid into. Correct?

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