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Q: how do you bleed the pump to make it start workn again?

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drained all the fluid from the power steering pump, had to replace the water pump on a 06 lincoln MKZ. Took the power steering pump all the way off, all of the fluid drained out. repaired the water pump,put everything back up, car runs great! Filled resevoir with fluid, no power steering.

Although this is a process that should be completed by a professional mechanic, this video gives you the basics on priming a power steering pump after replacement.

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