Repeat the process as many times as it takes until the reservoir is filled with only fresh, new fluid. They have a few seal and parts. While I haven't done this on a 944, no reason why it shouldn't work. Switch engine off and adjust correct fluid level. Find out how with this helpful article.
The video above shows you the steps needed to check the power steering fluid level in your 2012 Porsche Boxster. After installation is complete, raise the vehicle so that the wheels are no longer touching the ground. I also throughly wash the area to be sure no old fluid is left hiding anywhere. Open engine lid, flap and reservoir. This article applies to the Porsche 928 1979-1995. The kit from Zims has 30 odd seals.
Observe fluid level during this procedure. Rinse the hydraulic system with the engine running by turning the steering several times to the right or left stop, and adjust the hydraulic fluid level several times as required. As noted before, there will always be some film of small amount of sludge left in the rack cylinder or on the shaft however this method is the next best thing to either disassembling the rack or replacing the rack. The tank must not run on empty while the engine is running two workers required. That type of 'swelling' is not swell for the system.
I guess Porsche wants us to pay more visits to their dealers for these complicated procedures! Base on a quick inspection, the mechanic said that it doesn't seem to be a fluid problem since there is no leak found under the car. Vehicle must be lowered onto the wheels for this. The sludge or film typically lays in the cylinder and bonds to the rack shaft between the seal contact points. Although this is probably the most reliable test to indicate a bad power steering pump, having a qualified pro affirm your suspicions is a really good idea as these replacement pumps are very expensive. This article applies to the Porsche 928 1979-1995.
Collect emerging hydraulic fluid in a suitable container. Naturally it would not make sense to replace just one seal. By - June 1, 2015 This article applies to the Porsche 997 911 2005-2012. You may need a qualified technician to properly diagnose the problems that you are experiencing before attempting any work yourself. We prefer that guests take part in our community and we offer a lot in return to those willing to join our corner of the Porsche world. No problems if you don't as the method you suggest sounds simple enough. Here is a photo of the reservoir and the cap, at the red arrow Note that this photo is from an early 986, but the location is the same : click on the photo to enlarge Regards, Maurice.
You could wash out the tank however for the reasonable cost of a new tank you also get a new cap with its seal. Take care of the problem before it is too late. Perhaps this for replacing the pump? Power steering systems typically don't fit that bill. The power steering system on a Porsche 993 is like most hydraulic systems, which means. Synthetics are only required for high temp applications.
There are no bleeder valves to remove the fluid, and while doing this job yourself, although not too difficult, special care still must be taken to not introduce air into the system. There are many great features available to you once you register at RennTech. As this is difficult to pin-point a rack or a pump problem, a qualified professional should be consulted. My 2004 Cayenne S has starting making noises like a goat when turning the steering wheel. And the Bonus is that last time I checked the 202 was a little cheaper than the 11S. Thanks Don, In another post you refer to a 2-man Porsche approved method.
I aimed this hose up making it higher in elevation than the resevoir. I looked on Google and couldn't find out one way or the other. Hold the steering on full lock for approx. Have a suitable plug ready for closing the line hydraulic fluid escapes! New Users please add your car's year and model to your signature line! With the front wheels off the ground and engine off turn the steering wheel lock to lock until no more fluid is forced out. If the power steering fluid level in your Boxster is low, fill it up to the maximum line with power steering fluid and check it again in a week to determine if you have a leak. If you were to review chemical compatibility in many cases 'esters' are listed on the.
Do I even attempt to do it? Issues with the power steering pump can manifest in various ways. Disconnect pressure pipe on the servo oil cooler line leading to the hydraulic fluid tank. Another way to answer the question is what compounds or elastomers are found in the ps system. Is it possible that it is only one outter seal? Then turn the steering to the left and to the right. Hence we had a rule when rebuilding and testing, keep it simple, just use common Dexron non-synthetic. Edited March 14, 2012 by 1schoir Thank you! Take care of the problem before it is too late.