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Why the power steering fluid bubbles in reservior tank when i turn on the engine? fluid are new

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If you have foam or bubbles in the tank its a sign of air in the system (airation). Air often enters the system when hoses or lines are replaced or disconnected. Its usually accompanied by whining of the pump when turning or parking. Often times this can be eleminated by removing the cap and turning the cars steering wheel at a moderate speed from full left to full right. Repeat as needed until problem is gone.

Posted on Apr 23, 2010

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    Air can also enter the system if the fluid level got too low or was drained.

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