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Old 04-21-2012, 03:52 PM
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Just make sure the front wheels are off the ground when you start the engine the first time after filling the new pump. Gently turn the wheels lock-to-lock. You'll hear groaning. It will go away after the air bleeds out of the system. Top off the pump (expect to see foamy fluid at first), put the truck on the ground, drive away. You may hear light groaning for the first few miles if you haven't quite gotten all the air out of the system. Nothing to worry about.
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