This is right from the Chiltons repair manual.
Do not overtighten this fitting. Swivel and/or end play of this fitting is normal and does not indicate a loose fitting. Over-tightening the tube nut can collapse the tube nut wall, resulting in a leak and requiring replacement of the entire pressure hose assembly. Use of an open-end wrench to tighten the nut can deform the tube nut hex, which may result in improper torque and may make further servicing of the system difficult.
5. Connect the return hose to the pump and tighten the clamp.
6. Fill the reservor with the proper type and quantity of fluid.
7. Bleed the air from the system.
Bleeding the Power Steering system
This can be done one of two ways. You can lift the front of the vehicle off the ground and cycle the wheel full left to full right and back several times. Which is how I do it and every other DIY mechanic that I know. Or you can follow this procedure that the Chiltons manual gives you.
In severe cases of aeration, it may be necessary to repeat the purging procedure.
I know that is long but, I hope it helps you.
Where is the power steering pump on my 98 lincoln continental
the line or the pump?
only if it doesnt have fluid.
About 2 hours.
try to replace the camshaft position sensor located under the power steering resivoir .. on 4.6 liter lincoln ...
It's located under the power steering pump. In order to get to it you have to take the power steering pump off.
you can find a power sterring pump at the Lincoln farm 18144489311, or you can go to bakers auto web site, bakersauto.com
Remove the plug on the bottom of the power steering fluid pump. Drain the power steering fluid out. Replace the plug to the bottom of the power steering pump. Replace the power steering fluid.
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I was looking at various Owner Guides for a 2000 Lincoln : ( Continental , LS , Town Car , Navigator ) They all show ( Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid is used as the power steering fluid )
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