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11-14-2009, 01:37 PM #1
alrite i replace the ps pump start the car, drive it a block and park it look underneath the car and its leaking eveen worse....i go and get a pressure hose the goes from the pump to the rack ....put it on turn the wheels from side to side then fuckin 1 mile from my house the steering wheel almost locks up and i drove it home i used stop leak on my last pump could it have clogged the rack beacuse the powersteering i put in is clear and it is coming out red (the same color as lucas steering rack stop leak shit!)
Last edited by Firebirdformula; 11-14-2009 at 05:12 PM.
11-15-2009, 09:07 PM #2
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Cheek out your reservoir. I had a similar problem and it was the reservoir. It even ended up frying my altinator because it just keep leaking on it. The plastic weld seems were not very good from the factory. It went on me when my car was about 6 years old. I just broke it apart and used a 2-part apoxy from the department store and I never had the problem ever again. It suprisingly took me a while to figure out it was actualy the reservoir. It does sound like you may have another issue as well if it nearly locked up on you in suck a short period of time. I would sugest cheeking it but it may not solve your problem. It would be a good start though and you might only be out another $2 for the apoxy.
11-15-2009, 11:16 PM #3
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- north central illinois
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the only thing i can think of is just clean the area around the reservoir and put fluid in it. without starting it try and see if you can close in where the leak is coming from....if you dont see anything then you gota start the car and just watch to see where its coming from.
11-16-2009, 02:54 AM #4
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11-17-2009, 10:11 AM #5
alrite i figured it out..... the o rings to the reservoir showed up today in a box its in now and hasnt leaked so far! fuckin rediculous!!!
Last edited by Firebirdformula; 11-17-2009 at 11:06 AM.
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