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Power Steering Pump

 

Power Steering Pump

Most power steering systems work by using a hydraulic system to multiply force applied to the steering wheel inputs to the vehicle’s steered road wheels. The hydraulic pressure typically comes from a pump driven by the vehicle’s engine.

What is a Power Steering Pump and how does it work

How is it Made?

  • Hydraulically tested for proper flow, seal, pressure and output
  • All critical components tested three times before leaving the factory
  • Grade seals & O-rings
  • High-temp seals when applicable
  • 100% computerized

Why Does it Fail?

  • Seals leak
  • Contamination
  • Shaft wear
  • Bearing wear
  • Failure/locked up

What are the Symptoms of Failure?

  • Steering system may leak
  • Lack of assist
  • Line restriction
  • Whining or squealing noise
  • Wheels are difficult to turn
  • Steering wheel vibrates while idling

What are the Implications of Failure?

  • Steering wheel will be hard to turn
  • May damage the rack

How Difficult is the Install?

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