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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I had this exact car and I had all the same problems your talking about, The pump although I can't tell you for sure is on the left side of the engine as your looking at it. If it is whining it is because it is low on fluid, also when topping it off fill it to the full mark while it is running. If it is foamy turn the steering wheel all the way left and all the right a few time to help get rid of the air. You may have to let it sit a while to let the bubble escape, check and do this again, it could be a bad pump also. The overheating problem I had with mine was a bad temp sensor for the computer. It has two temp guages and the computer uses on to activate the fan as needed. I also had another problem with mine, on the front of the intake is a small plastic elbow for a heater hose and this goes bad. Had to replace mine. Wasn't hard, and the part was cheap. Hope this helps you!
Posted on Jan 07, 2009
The resevoir is mounted directly on the pump, which is directly below the alternator. You can see it if you look closely below the alternator. You will see the resevoir cap, it is a little tight to get to, and to fill it you will probably need a funnel.
Posted on Jul 10, 2009
SOURCE: power steering
the power steering pump is mounted on the front of the motor, the pump has a lid which you unscrew to add fluid. if you cant find the pump follow the serpentine belt until it goes around the pump (large Pulley) with about a four or so inch long neck. Make sure you buy the fluid made for your vehicle.
Posted on Nov 29, 2009
i have an impala Ls 3.8 liter and (not sure about the 3.4 liter) but mine is located in the back of the engine near the middle. and get a long thin funnel because its down a little ways.
Posted on Mar 07, 2010
check the 2 lines that go to power steering pump for leaks
Posted on Mar 25, 2010
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