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Old 04-27-2008, 10:26 AM
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Replaced Powersteering Lines Blowing off waiting for response

hey guys heres one for u... I just put in a new power steering pump and the bottom line keeps blowing off... As soon as I start the truck it pops and don't know why. Need to figure it out. I was suppose to be somewhere an hour ago and cant get there. I have been doing this since 9:30 this morning... I replaced the hose clamp to a better one still pops. I'm about to give up I really need help. I am waiting for a response I dont know what else to do
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Old 04-27-2008, 10:32 AM
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when you say bottom line which one the high pressure going into the side or the return line on the very bottom
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Old 04-27-2008, 10:32 AM
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Return line on very bottom
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Old 04-27-2008, 10:33 AM
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never seen that before, what was the reason for replaced the old pump, same problem or no
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Old 04-27-2008, 10:36 AM
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No the steering was tight. When my foot was on the break and it had never done it before... So i figured i would try to replace that and see what happens.
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Old 04-27-2008, 10:39 AM
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you probably got a bad pump, oversized tires will cause the steering to be hard when sitting still and foot on the brake , there wasnt any knid of a plug on that port ut of the box was there, sometimes the reman companies will plug off ports to keep packaging lubricant in pump while on the shelf
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Old 04-27-2008, 10:43 AM
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ok its the line that come out of the resevoir that turns into a metal line is the one that keeps blowing off... im not sure if its the high or low pressure line also i kno oversize tires would do that but they arent oversized... and no there wasnt a plug on that one.
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Old 04-27-2008, 10:49 AM
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the high pressure comes out of the side and are bad to blow out thats why i asked , its metal coming out of the pump and basically touches the intercooler tube when everything is inplace , the return comes up from the bottom , the top line is also return from the hydroboost
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Old 04-27-2008, 11:06 AM
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yea no its not .
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Old 04-27-2008, 11:09 AM
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then it sounds to me like its very possible that you got a bad pump
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