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Why would a car still make noise on some days after a new power steering pump is installed?


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2015-07-17 17:48:34
2015-07-17 17:48:34

It is most likely that there is still some air in the system. It is quite possible to have some debris from the worn pump in the system, the best way to eliminate the metal shavings from a worn pump is to install an inline filter commonly available aftermarket.

When installing the new pump the old fluid might not have been flushed out of the system.The debris in the remaining fluid will cause the new pump to eventually fail. Also the wrong fluid might have been installed after the pump was changed.

Is it early morning or evening when you start up?...Dew? Moisture will make it squeek. Have you had the belts checked? Worn belts can also be the cause of the squeeking. Good luck!

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