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Humming noise from power steering pump

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by Taco me elmo, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. Aug 3, 2011 at 12:59 PM
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    Taco me elmo

    Taco me elmo [OP] Who needs roads?

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    Since last weekend with some hard off roading I have started hearing what sounds like humming while the engine is on from the power steering pump, nothing is leaking and the steering is 100% fine. Any ideas?
     
  2. Aug 3, 2011 at 1:09 PM
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    should you change it or just top it off?
     
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  5. Aug 3, 2011 at 2:48 PM
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    Taco me elmo

    Taco me elmo [OP] Who needs roads?

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    It was pretty murky, I suctioned some out and re filled to the fill line but the humming sound and vibration are still there.
     
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