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Posted: Sun Jun 22, 2008 3:06 am 
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ANYONE, PLEASE HELP!.......I've had to get a new out hose made by enzed for the P/S pump on my ED 5L since you cant buy it anymore! Now its started whining and I've had 2 pumps put in trying to fix it but it still whines under load and chatters at idle while turning!
Any help would be greatly appreciated as its driving me mad! :x

 

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Posted: Sun Jun 22, 2008 3:15 am 
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might be ur steering rack or maybe ur not putting enough fluid in :)

 

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Posted: Sun Jun 22, 2008 3:21 am 
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The racks a pedders one with probly 20k on it and it still feels nice and tight!?

 

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ZJ 351 Fairlane, a work in "slow" progress

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Posted: Sun Jun 22, 2008 4:12 am 
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My guess is the type of hose material they used, I work for a power steering company and we have had this happen before and have changed the type of material used on the hose.

 

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Posted: Tue Jun 24, 2008 1:36 am 
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It seems to be the same rubber as the other hose on the pump, but Ive also noticed the brass union joint he used to mate the new hose to the old one must have a smaller inner diameter than the rest of the pipework, anyone think it would make a difference?

 

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Posted: Tue Jun 24, 2008 2:05 pm 
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Mine has recently started doing that aswelll. When I turn the wheel, the revs drop considerably, and engine cuts out quite often.
I have been told that it could be pump or something on pwr steering rack.
When you find out the problem, can you please let me know!? Cheers
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Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 1:18 am 
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Will do. Any power steering gurus out there?

 

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BAXR6T Lowered, Kompact BOV thats all....so far
ZJ 351 Fairlane, a work in "slow" progress

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Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 7:35 pm 
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do what i did fit an au pump, best thing ive done but its not easy
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Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2008 3:30 am 
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Anyone know if shimming the flow pressure valve for more pressure might help?

 

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ZJ 351 Fairlane, a work in "slow" progress

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Posted: Fri Nov 28, 2008 12:43 am 
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Found a repro hose made same as oem. All fixed!........That was an annoying 6 months!

 

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ELGT EXTRACTORS & SPRINT EXHAUST

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ZJ 351 Fairlane, a work in "slow" progress

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