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POWER STEERING CAPACITY

2004 Jaguar X-Type

Steering problem
2004 Jaguar X-Type 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual

do you know the total capacity of the power steering system. I need this for an aditive I am going to put in to try and stop A leak on the pump. Thanks Mark
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Big mark
January 31, 2010.



Power Steering System Filling
NOTE: When filling the reservoir, make sure that the fluid is clean and not agitated prior to use. The fluid should be poured slowly into the reservoir to minimize the possibility of aeration.

Fig. 1: Filling Reservoir
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Fill the reservoir.
NOTE: Do not start the engine.

Turn the steering from lock to lock.
Check the fluid level. Fill the reservoir if necessary.
Start the engine and allow to idle. Top up the reservoir as air is vented.
With the engine idling turn the steering from lock to lock topping up the reservoir if necessary.
When no further change of fluid level occurs run engine for a further 20 minutes to vent any remaining air.
With the engine idling, turn the steering wheel from lock to lock. If excessive noise is apparent or shudder is evident through the steering wheel, repeat the filling procedure.

Dave H
Feb 7, 2010.