Power Steering Fluid Flush



Power Steering Fluid Flush

Postby bytor » May 28th, 2014, 5:16 pm

The only fluid I haven't replaced on my 87 vette is the power steering fluid. I was considering following the procedure below to replace the old fluid with new. Any of you guys done this before? Any things I should look out for other than not letting the reservoir run dry?

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Re: Power Steering Fluid Flush

Postby grumpyvette » May 28th, 2014, 5:25 pm

great find!
IF YOU CAN,T SMOKE THE TIRES AT WILL,FROM A 60 MPH ROLLING START YOUR ENGINE NEEDS MORE WORK!!"!
IF YOU CAN , YOU NEED BETTER TIRES AND YOUR SUSPENSION NEEDS MORE WORK!!
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Re: Power Steering Fluid Flush

Postby 87vette81big » May 28th, 2014, 5:45 pm

You can use a Suction Fluid Siphon Gun too Bytor.
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Re: Power Steering Fluid Flush

Postby bytor » May 31st, 2014, 11:40 am

I modified the procedure slightly. Instead of starting the car and pumping out the old fluid. I just put the front of the car on jack stands and with the car not running, i turned the steering wheel lock to lock 10 times to pump the old fluid out. Then refiled the reservoir and repeated until I had all new fluid pumping out of the return line. Worked like a champ without the risk of running the pump dry.
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Re: Power Steering Fluid Flush

Postby Indycars » May 31st, 2014, 1:09 pm


Cool, now that's using your head Bytor !!!

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