I have fitted a new power steering pump to my 1985 3.8 V6 T-Bird as per the
Haynes manual. I am now trying to bleed the system by turning the wheel
back and forth witht he engine running. However, the steering is so stiff
it will hardly move. Am I doing the right thing or is there an easier way
to get rid of the air in the system?
Yea, before you put the belt on, turn the pump by hand while filling it. The
pump will not spin fast enough to aerate the fluid, will not damage the vanes
because there is not enough fluid and you get no air in the system. Takes about
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