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PostSubject: Steering is hard!!!   Sun Feb 22, 2009 8:16 pm

its been like this for a while, so fri i had the power steering fluid flushed out. so do i need a new power steering pump?


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PostSubject: steering is hard   Sun Feb 22, 2009 8:30 pm

i guess i dont know what you mean. why would you say that? Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: Steering is hard!!!   Sun Feb 22, 2009 8:42 pm

The new fluid didn't help it?

Is the belt slipping?

Might be the pump... If it is, we could do a pump-swap-fest @ Fishah's house soon! Razz

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PostSubject: Re: Steering is hard!!!   Sun Feb 22, 2009 8:46 pm

toomanytoyz wrote:
The new fluid didn't help it?

Is the belt slipping?

Might be the pump... If it is, we could do a pump-swap-fest @ Fishah's house soon! Razz


IT MIGHT BE THE BELT SLIPPING COULD THAT CAUSE HARDENED?

YAYYYYAYYAYYYYYYYY bounce PUMP SWAP FEST
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PostSubject: Re: Steering is hard!!!   Sun Feb 22, 2009 8:48 pm

Could you maybe describe the problem a little more clearly? Question

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PostSubject: Re: Steering is hard!!!   Sun Feb 22, 2009 8:51 pm

it happens at slow speeds or like parking... it happened today more time than before maybe because its wet outside
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PostSubject: Re: Steering is hard!!!   Sun Feb 22, 2009 9:00 pm

Check to see if your water pump is leaking from the weephole in the back. It's common for that to leak on the belt at low speeds and cause the belt to slip. Then you have no power steering for a second...

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PostSubject: Re: Steering is hard!!!   Sun Feb 22, 2009 9:05 pm

Also check your Idler pulley Rich. If it does not have enough tension, it will allow the belt to slip also.
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PostSubject: Re: Steering is hard!!!   Sun Feb 22, 2009 9:27 pm

ALRIGHT ill check those things out 2morrow "Bills" thanx
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PostSubject: Re: Steering is hard!!!   Sun Feb 22, 2009 9:31 pm

+2 for belt tensioner I bet that's what it is. My '95 had a squeeky tensioner and when I went through puddles my steering didnt work around turns.
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PostSubject: Re: Steering is hard!!!   Mon Feb 23, 2009 5:38 pm

I had the same problem as you describe and it turned out the belt itself had stretched out a bit and just wouldn't stay tight enough. I replaced the belt and the new one was about an inch shorter than the worn out one was.
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PostSubject: Re: Steering is hard!!!   Mon Feb 23, 2009 5:57 pm

bammax wrote:
I had the same problem as you describe and it turned out the belt itself had stretched out a bit and just wouldn't stay tight enough. I replaced the belt and the new one was about an inch shorter than the worn out one was.

yea i was thinking that too
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PostSubject: Re: Steering is hard!!!   Mon Feb 23, 2009 6:42 pm

I would replace belt and tensioner for good measure.
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PostSubject: Re: Steering is hard!!!   Tue Feb 24, 2009 1:44 pm

I would also take a look at the ball joints and tierods, you could have one binding up on you. If you find that you need a pump, I might have an extra one kicking around.
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PostSubject: Re: Steering is hard!!!   Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:02 pm

alright ill definetly check those things.. thanx guys
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