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Power steering on a 1998 GMC 2500 Sierra pickup (7.4L)

I just replaced my gear box and p/s pump on the above vehicle. I used an aftermarket p/s fluid and bleed the system.
When I started the truck, it feels like there is NO power steering. It is hard to turn. I switched to old standby ATF, and it was easier to turn for a minute, then it got hard to steer soon thereafter.

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  • 2007MarkM Jul 22, 2008

    Actually on this particular vehicle, we used the GM power steering fluid, and it worked. I am able to replace p/s pumps and use a BG product without any issue: until now.



    So if you have an issue similar to this one, try the OEM fluid.

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    Went in the mesa to take my dogs our like I do everyday. I did a donut for 2 circles and when I was done...my power steer appears to have gone out and my brakes are hard to use. They both have fluids. Any suggestion on why and how to fix it?

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    When the pump was low it never made the usual whining sound. Is my problem air?

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Power steering pump makes whining noise while running and when it is turned off

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    i replaced the power steering pump 4 months ago. 2 months ago i replaced it again. the part is failing again now. i am using atf, and not power steering fluid. is this correct? is there any other problem that could be causing continued failure of the part? am i just getting bad replacement parts?

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    Hard to turn unless on the gas it is hydro boost

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Have you tried bleeding the system with the engine running and turning full lock both ways? also inspect the belt make sure its tight enough
also make sure that you do not have a leak in one of the lines etc.

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On the pump were the pressure hose go there a big nut there make the valve in there maybe they forget to put in and try the old valve good luck pierre

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I had this problem on my 1998 GMC sierra once. If you have taken the steering column out, there's a clip that if you dont put back correctly or at all it wont let you shift out of park. If it isn't that then I don't know. Good luck

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My 1998 GMC pick-up will not shift gears after it is started. I puss down the brake pedal and it will not come out of park. what can cause this problem. thank you.

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