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Power steering pulley.

Anyone know if the PSPulley has a replacable bearing or do I have to buy the whole unit. Got a little wobble. TIA

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I know some power steering pumps you have to get the whole unit, and swap just the pulley because they don't come with one. Is your power steering still working?

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Yes, it works real good but the pulley has some wobble to it. It`s more like to pulley is bent than anything else.

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well that's weird. Maybe just bent somehow?

If you're worried about it just get a new pump w/ a core charge and a lifetime warranty. It's not too bad.
But I'm pretty sure you have to get the whole pump, and will have to swap the pulley with a special puller.

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no bearing in the pulley. It presses on the pump.

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Well, I guess I found the problem. I remember ( I`m 73) Ha. leaving a steel handle hammer that was sitting under the hood somewhere when I drove off and the handle was wedged down toward the pulley. I think it probably bent it. Thanks guys for all the replys. Ford says you can buy the pulley seperate. didn`t know it was pressed on though.

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Don't feel bad I'm only 45 and Saturday I forgot to put my radiator cap back on and lost it. It happens least you have a better excuse than me.

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