I flushed the system with Mercon V until it was pure red.
Then bled it with the wheels up. I turned the wheel back and forth until every bubble of air was out. Sometimes turning the steering wheel violently.
This took about 30 minutes
The first 10 minutes the engine wasn't running. The other 20 it was
This quieted down the steering ALOT
Not enough for me so I put lucas steering stop leak.....which quiets ford pumps.
This quieted down even more.
Then......I found out that my loose squeeking belt was actually a squeeking bearing and the steering pump was shot. It is. To turning smoothly so I'll get a junk yard pump as the China ones are junk.
I also just put this engine in. When installing the engine I twisted the return line. While bleeding I discovered that. It could have been part of the problem.
Now my brand new rear main seal is leaking.....so I'm taking the engine back out.
Good times with
On another note. There is a knocking sound in the steering. Like a knocking tie rod but not sure