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Old 07-19-2022, 08:01 AM
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The steering works? I thought the rack was dry?
Does the reservoir still overflow after a minute?
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Old 07-20-2022, 01:40 AM
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The steering works? I thought the rack was dry?
Does the reservoir still overflow after a minute?
Indeed. Well when I say dry, to me it
Sounds like it could maybe be at 50/60 percent capacity. Sounds like there's plenty of air in there. The steering works but it's not smooth as it should be.
The reservior starts spitting fluid out within a minute, and if I work the steering it takes even less time to.
I've bought a syringe and a bit of pipe, I'm going to try and fill the rack with fluid. First with full lock to the left then full lock to the right. I'll cycle the steering a few times then turn engine on and see what happens.

I've nothing to lose at this point.
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Old 07-20-2022, 07:31 PM
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I think the sound you are hearing is the pump under pressure when it shouldn't be. Check for an orifice in one of the lines and see if maybe it's plugged.
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Old 07-21-2022, 02:57 AM
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I think the sound you are hearing is the pump under pressure when it shouldn't be. Check for an orifice in one of the lines and see if maybe it's plugged.
It could be I suppose. But bear in mind this is when the car is on AND off. I'm literally under the car pushing the wheels with my hands and the steering rack is 6 inches from my face. I do know that sounds travel through a car very strangely though. I shall get back under it and take a look
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