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I have a 1993 buick skylark. the power steering pump squeals and the belt is loose. i am going to tighten the belt and hope that solves the problem. i also checked the fluid and it is ok. if this doesn't stop the noise then i suppose i have to change the power steering pump correct? thank you for your time.

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Yes, you have the correct plan of action for your car. Hope it's just the belt!

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