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Old 12-23-2004, 20:24   #1 (permalink)
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I had my mechanic put a new power steering hose on,drive belt,leads and clean the isc.Now when i turn the steering wheel ,it sounds like a hummming ,kinda werring noise,sounds like the pump and it feels like the revs are too high.The revs go down to where they should ,but take a bit longer.Now is this normal after the work thats been done or has the mechanic stuffed up.Thanks guys.
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Old 12-23-2004, 21:03   #2 (permalink)
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Sounds like air in system, check level.Turn steering wheel from lock to lock to let the air escape..
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Spot on again ebxr.I saw the mechanic and he said the same thing.cheers mate.
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Disconnected the battery today.What a difference now.Idling like a new one now.
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I am still getting the werring noise ,since ive had the work done.Its still slightly there when i turn the steering wheel and i can hear it in the revs at idle.The power steering should be bled by now.My mechanic said maybe it because its got a new hose.Is there a proper way to bleed the power steering or should i change the fluid .He didnt when putting on the new hose.Just topped it up .Its starting to bug me now.thanks.
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Did he fit correct hose? They have inner pipe to prevent hammer/ surging ????
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Yeh i got the hose off ford .
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Hmm??? Could be sucking in air from return side? Is it loosing any fluid?
Crud in pump ???How many klrs on pump ?
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In my AU, every time i turn car quickly (eg racing) or go on full lock and back off it sounds like a blow valve (dont laugh it does), its just too much pressure in the system
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Its not losing a drop of fluid.Its 65000 ks old or could the noise be the new leads top gun 8mm because the werring is in the revs.
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