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detrails01 01-05-2013 09:24 PM

power steering loss when turning
Has anyone else had this issue? power steering cuts out almost every time the car takes a turn, usually beyond 40 degrees or so ( off and on ramps etc ) ive read possible problems for this being obviously a bad pump and also dirty fluid but the pump is brand new and has new atm fluid in it and was bled. maybe just another flush and refill? sediments possibly caught in there? power steering pump was replaced because there was a leak and it ran the reservoir dry and power steering would not work when leak was fixed and new fluid was added. now its fine with the exception of it cutting out around turns.

anyone have similar issues? appreciate it.

BLAZE2099 01-05-2013 09:46 PM

Nope, maybe just try to drain it and refill in hopes there's a clog of some sort.
Kinda odd it's at sharp cornering tho

detrails01 01-06-2013 12:36 PM

Yea i was kinda puzzled by it. Gonna test the pump soon just to make sure. in case its a fluke remanufac part or something. neva know. Thanks for the input

BLAZE2099 01-07-2013 08:53 PM

Keep us posted, good luck

detrails01 01-08-2013 06:53 PM

havnt been able to pressure test yet. Problem seems to be decreasing a little though. I think im still gonna do a flush tho. This has me scratching my head.

BLAZE2099 01-08-2013 07:58 PM

Maybe your working out your bug. It may go away, it's up to you though weather you wanna just be on the safe side with your investment. (I would)

pzr2874 01-09-2013 05:55 AM

I bet it's a bubble/air in the line somewhere. If it's subsiding, I'd give it a little time.

BLAZE2099 01-09-2013 02:08 PM

A possibility but I probably would go no more than another week to see if it subsides.

detrails01 01-09-2013 05:32 PM

Yea, im not leaning towards air as the culprit anymore. I bled it like 4 times for about 5 minutes each and its been a week or two and the system would have self bled by now anyway. Belt is tight. Im gonna just flush it out again. GOOD. If the problem continues I may have to try another pump or maybe the rack took a crap. No signs of metal that i can see in the fluid but wutever, ill figure it out.
Just annoying when your ride isnt 100% healthy.

BLAZE2099 01-09-2013 05:38 PM

I hear that.

D_C_Ocho 02-17-2013 08:04 AM

I'm having the same problems...04 WRX...let me know what U find.


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