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Power steering squeeling???

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by bwood_usmc, Jan 21, 2009.

  1. Jan 21, 2009 at 3:33 PM
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    bwood_usmc

    bwood_usmc [OP] Wiskey Tango Foxtrot....

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    My power steering is really non existant at low rpm's. I checked the reservoir and added power steering fluid but still no power steering and makes and awful squeel. How do i know if my power steering pump is bad? And how do i go about fixing this. Any help is appreciated.
     
  2. Jan 21, 2009 at 5:06 PM
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    bwood_usmc

    bwood_usmc [OP] Wiskey Tango Foxtrot....

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  3. Jan 21, 2009 at 5:12 PM
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    carolinyens

    carolinyens Creedmoor Connections

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    Im not sure but you might need a new power steering pump. Ive heard other trucks do this. My bosses truck did this when he would turn the steering wheel from side to side. He just kept putting fluid in there till he got around to getting it fixed. Not sure if that helps any.
     
  4. Jan 21, 2009 at 6:45 PM
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    sonjay

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    Are your belts tight?
     
  5. Jan 22, 2009 at 3:32 AM
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    Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    You checked the fluid....What does the fluid look like? Was it bubbly & airated? Or was it clear and smooth?
     
  6. Jan 22, 2009 at 8:48 AM
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    bwood_usmc

    bwood_usmc [OP] Wiskey Tango Foxtrot....

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    I am going to take it to the dealer tommorow... but the fluid is good and clear....
     
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