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sounds like you have a problem in the steering gear. There is a valve in the gear that rests in the center position, but goes to one direction or the other to allow fluid to assist in that particular direction. If it isn't moving one direction or the other from it's at rest position, there will be little or no fluid assist to that particular direction. One thing is for sure, it is not the pump. The pump has one job, and that is to provide high fluid pressure for power assist. The fact that you have power assist in one direction, proves that the pump is doing it's job. Look at the gear as your culprit. I think your problem is probably there.

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Q: Just replaced power steering pump on a 99 Chevy 4x4 pickup now have good power steering to left but no assist to the right at idle gets better with rpms up whats the problem?
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