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Bleed power steering

I have replaced the power steering pump on my 01 passat, did everything to bleed it and cant get the noise to go away, when I fire the engine the resivour fluid cavitates with tiny bubbles

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Bleeding a power steering pump is just a matter of turning slowly lock to lock several times and keeping an eye on the fluid level in the reservoir.

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SOURCE: Audi power steering pump location

Before you replace the pump, check the filter located inside the oil tank. This filter cleans the oil before going to pump. REMEMBER that Audi uses a special oil!!! Not your normal power steering fluid! Mixing them could cause damage to the entire system!

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SOURCE: whining noise in engine

Checking the level of the power steering is a good start. The pump is mechanical, driven by the serpentine belt, and cannot be turned off. Your steering may seem normal but if you let it go, low fluid can destroy the pump.

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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SOURCE: power steering fluid leak

Does it leak while not running or when it runs? If it leaks without running you may have a bad P/S pump, return line or a crack in the resevior. If it only leaks while running you probably have a blown pressure line or a return line rupture. You may have a bad steering rack. The pressure lines typically will rust through, the return lines typically crack or rub thru. Hope this helps you.

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SOURCE: 2003 VW Passat Power Steering Fluid

There is a tank under the hood with a STEERING WHEEL icon on it. DON"T OVERFILL and use only PENTOSIN

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1999 Volvo s 80 ~ my power steering O ring has warn out~ I am trying to replace! Local parts dept says one does NOT exist~ that mine is actually D shaped! Help~ my mechanic says~ ALL I need is the RING not all the other stuff.

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