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I need to bleed air from power steering line/rack on a 1999 sts caadillac

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

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Try starting engine and fully turn steering wheel left and right until no air is seen in res. use proper fluid

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