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Problem with Power steering line, got air in line, need to bleed it, but can't find my bleed valve for 2010 GMC Acadia 2 wd, please help...

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The bleeding screw always located in a upper portion of gearbox or rack n pinion

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Vehicle cold. Power Steering pump full to the Cold mark. Power Steering cap on. Start the vehicle, turn the wheels hard left, (When it touches the wheel stop, and you hear a groan, don't hold it there!), then turn the wheels hard right. Do this a number of times. 6 to 7.
Vehicle off. Wait two minutes, then check the fluid level. Reinstall the cap, drive the vehicle around.

Sometimes it's real hard to get the air out. I have had some vehicles that I did the above, then had to let them sit overnight. The next morning I drove the vehicle again, and finally all the air was worked out.

Posted on May 14, 2009

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SOURCE: no power steering

could be steering rack itself. bring fluid level down a bit and with someone steering back and forth, see if there is any swirling fluid movement. if so, pump should be ok. just steering wheel back and forth a few minutes should purge any air. belt is tight i assume.

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SOURCE: i need to bleed air from power steering line/rack

start engine and get assistant to turn wheel laft then right twice whilst you keep level topped up

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SOURCE: steering went stiff very suddenly on 2000 F-150

PS pumps are pretty straight forward. You don't have to worry about bleeding the lines. Just replace the pump, fill reservoir to full mark on dip stick, start engine. Run steering wheel from lock to lock, check oil level. Repeat until oil level remains at the mark.

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Temperature blend door actuator . There are electric motors behind the instrument panel that control air flow direction. GM calls it a Temperature Valve Actuator Replacement - Left Side
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Open the hood and check the level of the power-steering fluid by removing the power-steering reservoir cap. Add the correct fluid recommended in your owner's manual to bring the level up to the full mark. Be aware that fluid that looks foamy is an indication of air in the system. Replace the cap.
Locate the power-steering bleed valve on top of the steering box near the bottom of the engine bay. Follow the power-steering, high-pressure lines from the power-steering pump to the steering box if you have trouble locating it.
Push a 6-foot length of rubber hose onto the end of the bleed valve. Run the other end of the hose into a drain pan.
Start the engine. Loosen the bleed valve fitting slightly with an adjustable wrench in a counterclockwise direction. Turn the steering wheel all the way to its stop one way and then the other several times. Shut the engine off.
Close the bleed valve by tightening it with an adjustable wrench in a clockwise direction. Remove the power-steering reservoir cap, and add fluid to bring the level up to the full mark.
Observe the power-steering fluid that came out of the rubber hose into the drain pan. Repeat the above procedure if there are air bubbles in the fluid. Close the bleed valve and remove the rubber hose when there are no air bubbles in the fluid expelled from the bleed valve. Close the hood.
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