[s-cars] Hydraulic groan when turning

Steve Mills s.b.mills at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 07:15:52 PST 2009

Groaning is often just air in the lines, which gets in while R&Ring any of
the components.

SOP when replacing anything in the system is to jack the front of the car
up, start it, and turn lock to lock a few times. That should purge any air
out of the system.

On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 9:30 AM, chris chambers <fastscirocco_2000 at yahoo.com
> wrote:

> Gents,
> As some of you know I purchased Azeem's S6 and have been working
> diligently since October to get it back on the road.
> Now that it is driveable I've discovered when turning the hydraulics
> groan. Tech advised it was a bad pump so I swapped a known good used
> pump from my wrecked S4 and it still groans.
> I seem to recall that there is a hydraulic line that fails that if
> rebuilt sometimes a restrictor is left out causing the hydraulics to groan.
> Am I recalling correctly or completely delusional?
> If this is accurate which hose is it, I want to make this groaning
> nosie go away!
> Thanks
> Chris
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