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No power steering at low RPM's

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    No power steering at low RPM's

    At low rpm I have no power steering, it not a big deal it's just kinda annoying when trying to back up and such(keeps mom from driving it), does anyone else have this problem?

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    have you checked your fluid. more than likely you need a new pump my man. If you put it in neutral and rev your engine up to like 2500 rpms then you can steer right?

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    yep, it works when the rpms are up and goi down the road but not at an idle

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    I believe mine has done this since new and never had anybody give a good reason or find the problem. My fluid is full and I tried changing it also, really happens in slow parking when you have to turn alot without alot of speed

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    if it is tight and you have no power steering at an idle then you need a new pump. Not hard to replace.

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    Does it make noise?
    Have you bled the system?

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    Ok, what is this gonna cost me, I asked this question when I lived in a little po dunk 2 horse town, and now I'm off to school and its killin me.

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