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Question Powersteering/brake whine.

Well, I had the powersteering gear box replaced just over a year ago so ofcourse it is not covered anymore. Anyhow, when I turn at low speeds, the powersteering whines and the wheel stiffins up a bit. When I press the break pedal, I can feel it in the breaks, the whine also gets louder when I hit the break pedal.

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sounds like a worn or weak p/s pump. do its get better if you raise the rpm?
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I have the exact same problem with mine too...

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sounds like a worn or weak p/s pump. do its get better if you raise the rpm?
Yes, it seems to go away at higher RPMs. It just growls when I steer, or floor the brake pedal.

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I am thinking power steering pump?

When the RPMs go up, it goes away.

When I am sitting still, I can turn the wheel and it wheel whine and is hard to turn, but when I rev it up, everything clears up.

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