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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-10-04, 08:28 PM Thread Starter
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Power Steering Pulley rattle

Hey I was wondering if anyone knows if the bearings can be replaced in these things or does the whole unit need to be swapped over?

Almost crapped myself thinking I had yet another falcon with a timing chain rattle....narrowed it down to the power steering pulley, thank god

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Re: Power Steering Pulley rattle

The power steering idler pulley commonly goes to shit, I had the centre bearing of it completely come away many years ago. Was onlt just over $20 for a new one. (not sure if EF is similar)

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Re: Power Steering Pulley rattle

when mine went i was told it was pretty much the same price to get a new pump as it was to replace the bearing, so i chose to get a new pump.

Check for fluid leaking too.

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