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Power steering My sister used my car to go on a trip. She checked all the fluids on a pittstop but did not replace the power steering cap. It did not seem to run completely out but got hard to steer after I filled up the tank. I have had no luck getting a new cap or even used so i made a makeshift one for now. Not losing any fluid but still hard to turn the wheel when stopped or going slow. is there a bleed vavle somewhere that i can not see or is the pump shot. and If air did get into it how much of the system could be damaged..

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Try filling the P/S pump resevour and slightly turning the steering wheel side to side just enough to activate the P/S pump. Remove the return line from the pump and keep turning the wheel until you have a really good flow out. Be sure to keep adding P/S fluid while you're doing this. If it's still hard to steer, the pump bearings are now bad. Time to replace it.

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