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I have a 03 trailblazer I replaced the power steering pump today and I still have intermittent power steering. It was doing the same thing before in replaced it. Possible bad rack and pinion but is there a inline valve I don't see or possibly a blockage in the lines or cooler?

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No inline valves on these. Replace the rack or rebuild it.

Posted on Nov 13, 2014

  • Robert Hays Nov 13, 2014

    Is it too terrible to rebuild?

  • Randy Ohler Nov 13, 2014

    NO. You will have to purchase a few tools to do it. Snap ring pliers and a couple of picks/awls. Even if you buy a set of the tools, you will save money over buying a rebuilt rack. I get the kits at autozone for around $30. It comes with a diagram, but not instructions. There are nylons seals in it that have to be stretched and then reseated in the proper grooves. If you think your up to it, Email me at I will guide you thru it. Most vehicles, I pull them, rebuild them and have them running in 4 hours.



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