Toyota Celica, Corolla, ECHO & MR2 1999-05

Bleeding

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  1. Inspect the fluid level.
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  3. Jack the front of the vehicle up and support it on jackstands. Block the rear wheels.
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  5. Turn the steering wheel slowly from lock to lock several times.
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  7. Lower the vehicle.
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  9. Start the engine and run at idle for a few minuets.
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  11. While the engine is idling, turn the wheel to the left and right full lock and keep it there for about 2-3 seconds, then turn the wheel to the opposite full lock and keep it there for 2-3 seconds. Repeat this several times.
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  13. Stop the engine.
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  15. Check for foaming or emulsification. If the system has been 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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Fig. Check the power steering for emulsification or foaming

 
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