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Hello, I have a 1965 mustang with a eaton ps pump,I recently had it rebuilt and now it squirts fluid out of the top very small air vent hole on the top of the cap. Its like the pump is pumping backwards. Any ideas how to fix ? Thanks - steve

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Probably a bad ps steering box. One thing you could try is to disconnect the low pressure return hose (fill pump resevoir first!) and hold it over a bucket while a friend starts the engine. Fluid should flow freely and rapidly into the bucket. If it doesn't you've got gunk/crud/in or just plain old worn out steering box. This is a recirculating ball type system and is subject to wearing out.

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This sounds like too much fluid...

Posted on Sep 20, 2009

Testimonial: "Not helpful, the ps fluid is now very low but is still spitting out of the hole in the cap.It spits out the strongest when I steer the steering wheel "

  • Mike Sep 20, 2009

    This sounds like too much fluid...

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