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I had to replace the PS pump. That went fine, but I now have

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Hi I had to replace the PS pump. That went fine, but I now have problems getting rid of air bubbles in the PS system
JA: Have you checked the fluids recently?
Customer: I have refiled it, and done the sterring wheel exercise
JA: What is the model/year of your Audi?
Customer: This is a A6 2001 with the 2.7T
JA: Are you fixing your A6 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I have done most of the maintenance on that car my self for the last 4 years.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Audi
Expert:  Eric replied 5 months ago.

HI,

Ok, here is Audi power steering bleeding procedure

2001 Audi A6 (4B2) V6-2.7L Turbo (APB)

Steering system, bleeding

- Check hydraulic fluid level and top off if necessary.
- Raise vehicle until front wheel are off the ground.
- Briefly start engine (maximum 2 seconds).

Pump must not draw in air. When doing this, steering wheel must not be turned under any circumstances.

Approximately 30 sec. wait between individual engine starts.

- Check hydraulic fluid level and top off if necessary.

- Repeat this process until oil level remains constant.

- Turn steering wheel from lock to lock 10 times, with engine switched off.

- Check hydraulic fluid level and top off if necessary.

- Start engine.

- Turn steering wheel 10 times from stop to stop.

- Check hydraulic fluid level and top off if necessary.

Any air in remaining in the steering system will dissipate by itself when driving over the next 10 to 20 km.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Ok I will try that and let you know
Expert:  Eric replied 5 months ago.

HI,

Sounds good.

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Expert:  Eric replied 5 months ago.

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