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When i turn the wheel it sounds like there is some grinding either in the pulley bearings or the actual steering pump, should i replace the whole pump or just try to rebuild it

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Just change the pump.You get a warranty with a new one.And trying to rebuild it can be costly and may not work due to the pump inner casting being worn

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