INSTALLED NEW POWER STEERING PUMP

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1999 Acura TL
  • 150,000 miles

Installed new power steering pump. It rattles n grinds LOUDER than original! How do I bleed sustem, and should I FILL pump manualy before I install it?

Sunday, January 6th, 2013 AT 6:52 AM

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  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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  • 41,997 posts

It is self bleeding after a few lock to lock turns of the steering wheel with engine running. Ensure the fluid level is correct and is not foaming in the reserve tank.

You could have a bad replacement part if it is a used or rebuilt one.

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Sunday, January 6th, 2013 AT 9:24 AM

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