Power Steering Stuffed?

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Power Steering Stuffed?

Postby The Goat » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:48 am

Hi guys,

My ST150 has recently developed a terrible winding/grinding type sound I think would be related to the power steering. Read previous posts about the ST being known for having issues with the power steering due to its location. I'm based in cpt does anyone know where I can get this issue sorted? the car still steers perfectly but the sounds its currently making ruins the drive.

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Re: Power Steering Stuffed?

Postby V6 Capri » Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:28 am

Might be worth while just popping in at a mechanic to help diagnose the problem.
If it is the power steering pump, you can probably have it reconditioned.
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Re: Power Steering Stuffed?

Postby Stu » Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:07 am

do a flush on power steering fluid and make sure its nice and topped up.... basically the pump is not lubed up and as such starts to make a noise and eventually fail....Perm solution is to fit the PAS relocation kit
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Re: Power Steering Stuffed?

Postby The Goat » Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:33 pm

Did the flush, but it would seem there is a leak somewhere in the system as I ran out of fluid in the reservoir the next. Will have the pump tested, hoping its not the pump that's gone.

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