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Another power steering pressure switch!! 


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 Post subject: Another power steering pressure switch!!
Posted: Sat Mar 04, 2006 11:26 pm 
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SA, Australia

About to take the car for a blast today and noticed power steering fluid all over the driveway again. This is the fifth one i've put in the car in 2 years!!
Does anyone know if i can just put a bolt in place of the switch because this is really P***ing me off!!



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ZL Fairlane 6 - Grandpa Spec
XW Falcon 221 2V

Posted: Sun Mar 05, 2006 6:40 am 
Getting Side Ways
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yeah you can, the revs will drop when you turn the wheel when stationary and idling, thats all, no prob really



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Posted: Sun Mar 05, 2006 11:51 am 
Smokin em up
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I had the same problem with my AU i put a new rack in it and the power steering switch thread was f**k in the rack i didnt notice. Put it all togethor went for a cruise, Going into a car space turned the wheel full lock and the little f**k blew out of the rack. So i got a LPG convertor plug and tapped a new thread in the rack and put the plug in. No leaks and no problems. Had to put a filter in the return line tho couldnt get all the metal out after tapping the thread.



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