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Power steering after a night of off roading i no longer have power steering. i have checked the fluid and its still full. i do not see a leak from anywhere.

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  • John Gelardi May 30, 2009

    Philip,

    the truck is a the slt sport 4x4 with an auto trans. i should have known to list that info last night, but this was a last minute post at like 4 in the morning. i will look into the pressure sensor and check all of the lines to see if they are collapsed. thank you for your help and i will look forward to your response.

    John

  • Philip M. Alexander May 11, 2010

    I have a few questions,

    What model is your Ram? Is it a 4X4? Auto trans? Just some basics. There is a pressure sensor on the power steering rack. Some were on the pump. If the pressure sensor was jared it will reduce the flow from the pump to the high pressuer side of the rack. Also is a rock bounced up and smashed a line you will also have a problem with flow. If I have your info I can run it on AllData and locate the source for you. I wish you luck.

    God Bless,

    Philip M. Alexander

    ASE Certified Master Tech

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Check for damage at pressure switch & or, connection on pump

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