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remove the return hose from the pump & block the connection on the pump-put the hose in a container-fill the resivoir & crank the engine-(its better IF the engine doesn't start) OR turn it off JUST as soon as it starts-DON"T LET THE PUMP RUN DRY.redo until the fluid runs clean.

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Q: How can you flush the power steering system on a 1995 Ford Contour at home without any special tools?
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