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Date registered: Feb 2011
Vehicle: 1969 W114 250 /8
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Air in my Power Steering - 69 W114
Hi, I've apparently got air in my power steering system, as of late there's been some groaning and on inspection the reservoir fluid is foamed up.
I understand this can be solved by bleeding the system and refilling with ATF.
I have a chilton's repair guide but the pics are not the best so I would really appreciate a tip RE finding the right spot to bleed from and the best way to go about it. Help on finding the spot, especially with a picture to work from, would be ideal for this noob.
Other tips from those who have done this procedure would be great too. For example, on newer systems it is advised to work the wheels from side to side with the front end lifted to help work the air out of the system. Should I include that in the procedure?
Thanks very much for your responses,
PS - I know that the ultimate cause of the air in the system is a probably a leak, and I intend to source and correct that eventually. For now, I would like to get the air out and go from there to see if I can limp it along until I save the $$ to do the permanent fix.
1969 W114 250 /8