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Power Steering Pump Rebuild

millencolin

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hey guys been readin up heaps on the power steering issue and i am not sure which way to go,

its leackin oil and smells like its burning some where,
now it looks like its leackin where it connects to the engine to the right hand side of it and its making a scraping noise when i turn dont seem to be 2 bad with the revs up
(not sure if this is cause i cant hear it or the higher revs help stop the noise)

do i need to get a whole new pump or can i rebuild it also any costs if one konws of any.

thanks
Al

ps: let me know if u need more info.
 

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anyone!
plz....
 

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You can rebuild, I think it costs $100 for the kit, but you need a special tool and need to know what your doing. I suggest that you get a swap over, it'll cost you around $160, save the hassle of rebuilding. Changing it is very easy, spare about 30-45 minutes, and make sure you bleed the system.
 

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If you can get trade at repco you will get a new pump for $143 plus GST. A local bloke up here remans them for $130 plus. Shop around you will get decent prices.
 

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sweet thanks guys,really appreciated might get one today some time,will get a refurb one save me the hassle of rebuilding when i dont really know what i am doing, but changing one over wont b a problem,

ohh one other thing how do i bleed the oil, not really sure what u mean by bleed.
thanks
al
 

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From memory, lift the car's front with a hydraulic jack, and turn the steering wheel left (lock) to right (lock) several times (I think while the cars off) and until your oil level is constant, and turn the car on and do the same, once you get constant oil level you have bleeded your system.

Could anyone please correct me:)
 

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just got a recon pump $95 as for the oil what type of oil do i use i heard u can use gear box oil is this true as i ahve some here its dextronIII

thanks
al
 

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millencolin said:
just got a recon pump $95 as for the oil what type of oil do i use i heard u can use gear box oil is this true as i ahve some here its dextronIII

thanks
al
Yeah its DEXIII.

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i am i havin a bad day or what the recon seems to be worse than the old one..........
 

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Leaking or the noise????
 
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