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1997 Chevy Silverado power steering quit while I was on a logging trail. The pump doesn't labor when the wheel is turned. The fluid does not seem to be agitating inside the pump wile the engine is running. There seems to be some vacuum inside the pump while the engine is running. The hoses feel like fluid is going through them.

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  • johnsen06 Sep 09, 2009

    Actually, I found the cause of this problem after I removed the serpentine belt and started turning the pulley by hand. The pulley and shaft started coming right out of the pump. The shaft was snapped off inside the pump. Time to get a new pump.

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  • mike Sep 10, 2009

    man i for got totally about that,i remember one time i had that issue man feel stupid,the sensor at base of colum makes it feel loose .

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