Lexus LX470 2002-06

Bleeding

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Check fluid level
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  5. Jack up front of vehicle and support it with stands
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  7. With the engine stopped, turn the wheel slowly from lock to lock several times.
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  9. Lower the vehicle.
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  11. Start the engine and run at idle for a few minutes.
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  13. With the engine idling, turn the wheel left or right to the full lock position and keep it there for 2 to 3 seconds, then turn the wheel to the opposite full lock position and keep it there for 2 to 3 seconds. Repeat several times.
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  15. Stop the engine.
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  17. Check for foaming or emulsification of the power steering fluid.
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  19. 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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  21. Check fluid level.
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