Lexus GS, SC 1998-06

Bleeding

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  1. Check the fluid level.
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  3. Jack up the front of the vehicle and support it with the 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. With the engine idling, turn the wheel to left or right full lock position and keep it there for 2 - 3 seconds, then turn the wheel to the opposite full lock position and keep it there for 2 - 3 seconds.
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  13. Repeat last step several times.
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  15. Stop the engine.
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  17. 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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  19. Check the fluid level.
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