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Date registered: Oct 2002
Vehicle: 1967 250 SL, 1963 220Sb
Location: Los Angeles / Altadena
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Start with checking the bleed valve on the steering box. You should be able to put a tube over the bleed valve, open it, and when engine running fluid should pump out the bleed valve (which you can send back into the reservoir). To bleed the system I think you have the car running and slowly turn all the way to the left the right and see if air comes through the tube. If it does, repeat. If it doesn't good. You have a bunch of air somewhere getting in.
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