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Old 12-13-2007, 09:36 PM   #1
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my car is making a whining noise from the steering and making left turns it gets stiff on me i took it to a shop and they said that could be it but some body said to check my high pressure hose first
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did you check the fluid?
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yeah i did i t is full but my high pressure hose is filthy as though fluid is leaking so i dont know
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The high pressure hose sometimes develops a leak where the metal tubing from the PS pump connects to the rubber hose. I doubt that would cause your noisy pump, however. I just ran into this with a friends 2000 SSEi. Replaced the hose, and the pump. Tried 2 re-manufactured pumps that were noisier than the one I pulled off. A used one from Ed Morad quieted things down.
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