Steering ( update

Mike Miller mikemilr at
Thu Sep 26 09:15:12 EDT 2002

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kneale Brownson" <knotnook at>
To: "Mike Miller" <mikemilr at>; "200 20v List"
<200q20v at>
Sent: Thursday, September 26, 2002 5:13 AM
Subject: Re: Steering ( update

> At 08:23 PM 09/25/2002 -0600, Mike Miller wrote:
> >Well, no responses yet, but here's an update. I appear to be foaming the
> >pentosin and it is coming out the top of the fluid reservoir.. Again -
> >ideas based on new info would be gretly appreciated.
> Did you bleed the system after installing the new hose?  Raise the front
> wheels off the ground and turn the steering wheel from stop to stop
> several times with the engine running.
> Foaming Pentosin usually is a sign of the system sucking air.  Did you use
> new O rings and torque the banjo bolts to spec?   If so, you could have a
> failing seal in the pump.

The hose I replaced was a brake line hose - not a steering related hose. So
you're saying that I must be sucking air in from a leaking pump seal it
sounds like.


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