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Strong vibration in the steering started instantly today and never happened before. Fluid in power steering pump was not low. I am guessing a seal in the rack and pinion is leaking back into the system so pressure is causing one of the hoses to vibrate radically. You can see it when the wheel is turned and feel it.

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I should have more info like dose it do it while driveing or siting still if when driveing check the tires for a buldge

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  • rlreed Mar 24, 2011

    It does it whenever you turn the wheel, sitting or driving, so I know it is the power steering system. The high side hose from the pump to the box vibrates like crazy when you turn the wheel so I am guessing there is a leaky seal or pump is going out, but not sure. No fluid is leaking and the fluid in the pump is not bubbling or foaming.

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