ParkAvenue 1997-1999

Bleeding The System

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Specific to:

Buick LeSabre 1986-1999

Buick Park Avenue 1996-1999

Oldsmobile 88 1992-1999

Oldsmobile Delta 88 1986-1988

Oldsmobile LSS 1996-1999

Pontiac Bonneville 1987-1999

  1. Fill the power steering pump reservoir with power steering fluid.
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  3. With the engine OFF and the wheels off the ground. Turn the steering wheel all the way to the left, add steering fluid to the COLD mark on the level indicator.
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  5. Bleed the system by turning the wheels from side to side. Keep the fluid level at the COLD mark.
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Fig. Power steering system bleeding

  1. Start the engine and add fluid if necessary. Turn the wheels from right to left and add fluid if necessary.
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  3. Return the wheels to the center position and lower the vehicle.
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  5. Allow the engine to warn up, road test the vehicle and recheck the fluid level.
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  7. Check the system for leaks, road test and recheck the fluid level.
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