Steering ( update
dak at rochester.rr.com
Thu Sep 26 11:44:50 EDT 2002
Even tough a brake hose was replaced, the brake and steering circuits
share a common resevior (and one feed line to the pump). So, the fluid
Hmm, re-read your note... Did you replace a brake line that carries
brake fluid, or a brake assist line carrying hydraulic fluid? Ignore
this note if it was the former!
Mike Miller wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kneale Brownson" <knotnook at traverse.com>
> To: "Mike Miller" <mikemilr at blackfoot.net>; "200 20v List"
> <200q20v at audifans.com>
> 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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