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Author Topic: power steering pump  (Read 2544 times)

Offline gmorry

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power steering pump
« on: June 09, 2016, 07:14:28 AM »
hi so having trouble again with power steering pump on 2000 1.9 tdi with air con i was just wondering if i could do away with the air con and put other pump om with bigger pulley any help  ;) as the pump is only lasting a couple of month and its a pain having to replace it all the time or is something else causing it  ;)

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Re: power steering pump
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2016, 11:04:39 AM »
What's happening to the pumps?

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Re: power steering pump
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2016, 08:58:10 AM »
The belt makes a squealing  noise after a few weeks of fitting new pump and steering becomes stiff it does it most when cornering and it was new belt

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Re: power steering pump
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2016, 10:45:49 AM »
Does it get better if revs are raised when steering?

Have you checked the alternator overrunning pulley?

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