Honda_Passport_1997-2002

Bleeding

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When bleeding the system, and any time fluid is added to the power steering system, be sure to use the proper type of power steering fluid.

  1. Fill the pump fluid reservoir to the proper level and let the fluid settle for at least two minutes.
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  3. Start the engine and let it run for a few seconds. Do not turn the steering wheel. Then turn the engine off.
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  5. Add fluid if necessary.
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  7. Repeat the above steps until the fluid level remains constant after running the engine.
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  9. Raise and support the front end of the vehicle so that the wheels are off the ground.
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  11. Start the engine. Slowly turn the steering wheel right and left, lightly contacting the wheel stops.
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  13. Add power steering fluid if necessary.
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  15. Lower the vehicle, set the steering wheel at the straight forward position after turning it to its full steer positions 2 or 3 times, and stop the engine.
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  17. Check the fluid level and refill as required.
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  19. If the fluid is extremely foamy, allow the vehicle to set a few minutes, then repeat the above procedure.
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