ES300 1992-1997

Bleeding The System

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Specific to:

Lexus ES250 1990-1991

Lexus ES300 1992-1999

  1. Check the fluid level.
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  3. Jack up the front of vehicle and support it with stands.
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  5. Turn the steering wheel. With the engine stopped, turn the wheel slowly from lock to lock several times.
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  7. Lower the vehicle.
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  9. Start the engine. Run the engine at idle for a few minutes.
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  11. Turn the steering wheel:
    1. With the engine idling, turn the wheel to left or right full lock and keep it there for 2 to 3 seconds, then turn the wheel to the opposite full lock and keep it there for 2 to 3 seconds.
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    3. Repeat the previous step several times.
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  13. Stop the engine
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  15. Check for foaming or emulsification. If the system has to be bled twice specifically because of foaming or emulsification, check for fluid leaks in the system.
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  17. Check the fluid level
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